31st August 2016: Macclesfield Reflects aids search for relative of Arthur Rowbotham


Macclesfield Reflects researchers were asked by Gareth Hayton to help return a WWI medal, awarded to Private Arthur Rowbotham, to a member of his family. Detailed research into Arthur and his brothers and sisters was added to our website, together with a photo, to help Macclesfield Express readers identify whether they had a connection with Arthur.

A descendant of one of Arthur’s brothers has been found; he sent his thanks for our comprehensive research into a man whose life he previously knew little about.

The medal is described as a Victory medal in the newspaper, but in fact it is a British War Medal with a Victory medal ribbon attached to it. See this website for more information about WWI medals.


Report from Macclesfield Express, 31 August 2016

Report from Macclesfield Express, 31 August 2016

Comments are closed.