Names on St. James' War Memorial 2

Arthur Edwin Mayo

Surname: Mayo
Other names: Arthur Edwin
Other people in this story:
Edwin Mayo
Georgina Mayo
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders
Layton Cottages, Layton Lane, Shaftesbury
St. James' Church, Shaftesbury
Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury
St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury

Story:
Arthur Edwin Mayo was born in 1895 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of Edwin Mayo, a plumber, and Georgina Mayo. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a printer's apprentice and living at 2 Layton Cottages, Layton Lane, Shaftesbury. He enlisted as a Private in the Coldstream Guards (Service No. 17092). He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 17th September 1917 and his name appears on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders (Panel 9 to 10). He is remembered on the Park Walk and St. James’ war memorials and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury. Inside St. James' Church his name appears on the Roll of Honour and is commemorated a Stations of the Cross plaque.  

Images:
  • Names on Park Walk War Memorial 2
  • Shaftesbury Park Walk War Memorial 03
  • St. James' Roll of Honour
  • St. James' War Memorial
  • Arthur Mayo plaque in St. James' Church
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 3
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 2
  • Holy Trinity Memorial in St. Peter's Church 1

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives