The Edinburgh Woollen Mill - Arthur Upton
3 High Street
An ironmongery business, J. N. Knight and Sons, occupied these premises during World War One.
Wells-born Arthur Rawles Upton began his career as an apprentice there. He joined the Royal Fusiliers’ Bankers’ Battalion and served in France as a Private with the Middlesex Regiment. He was wounded at the battle of Thiepval and invalided home, where he died aged 26. He was unmarried.
Image from Wookey Hole Old Scholars’ Association Magazine
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