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Player Database - Arthur Harold Wileman


Arthur Harold Wileman

Debut game
Chesterfield Town Reserves (a) 22nd October 1904

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Rotherham County (a) 28th April 1906

1905-1906 Joint top scorer with 7 league goals (not all goals recorded).

In January 1918 Arthur, while serving with the Royal Sussex Regiment, was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field. On 28th April 1918 Arthur and two comrades went on a reconnaissance patrol during heavy fighting in an area around Elzenwalle Chateu during the German's Spring Offensive. None of them returned and their bodies were not recovered. All three men are remembered on the Tye Cot Memorial.

Previous clubs

Stanton, Newhall Swifts,
First Name Arthur Harold
Last Name Wileman
Signed October 1904
Position Inside Forward
Appearances 33
Goals Scored 8
Clean Sheets N/A
Left May 1906

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