Arthur Hammerton Ecob


Information from Paul Reynolds

Arthur was born in Peterborough in 1888 and died there on 14 Jan 1962 (in the War Memorial Hospital!).

He served as a Pioneer with the Royal Engineers with service number 209541. According to his medal card he enlisted on 2 Nov 1916 and was discharged on 3 May 1918 due to sickness and received the Silver War Badge number 409887.


Sheffield Soldier Research Notes

1911 Census Arthur is living in Peterborough, shown as a Chemist/Druggist for Boots Cash Chemist.

Sheffield References:-

1. The Registers of Pharmaceutical Chemists and Chemists and Druggists, dated 1919

Entry 30/9/1910 Arthur Hammerton Ecob 440 Abbeydale Road Sheffield

2. Sheffield Evening Telegraph dated 27/4/1916

List of fines under the Lighting Order

Boots Chemist 212 London Road 5/- Arthur Ecob Manager 5/-

3. His name is on the Ecclesall Memorial Hall ROH








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