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10 Willow Walk

History of 10 Willow Walk

1911:

Arthur George Curzon, 56, printer’s reader, b Cambridge

Sarah Elizabeth, 54, b Cambridge

Arthur William Harry, 28, printer’s reader, b Cambridge

Frances Eliza, 21, dressmaker, b Cambridge

Rosa Louise, 14, b Edinburgh

Arthur junior worked for the Cambridge University press. In founded the 1st Cambridgeshire Sea Scouts. He enlisted in the Cambridgeshire Regiment. He was killed in action 8th July 1917 in Belgium. He wrote a letter home describing conditions at the front which can be found on the Mill Road Cemetery web site.

Another son, Frederick Barton Curzon, who had left home and was living in Surrey, was also a printer’s reader and had joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps. He fell ill in France and was brought back to England where he died on 12 February 1917 aged 32.

See his entry on the Mill Road Cemetery site.

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