Arnold, Edmund Arthur

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 33
Date of birth: January 1889

Parents: Mrs Hannah Arnold
Address: 18 Meadow Road

Occupation: Barman

Edmund was born in January 1889 in Bury St Edmunds. His mother Hannah was single and remained unmarried. She was originally a needlewoman.

In 1901, with Edmund aged 12, she was working and living in as a housekeeper for a widower in Gazely, Suffolk. Hannah died in 1930 aged 77 in Bury St. Edmunds.

Edmund’s effects were distributed to his mother as well as a Mary Jane Summers whose connection with Edmund is not known



The only link we have found with Warwick so far is the Shrine Application which was completed by Lily Mcdermott of 18 Meadow Road

Military Service

Rank & Number: Lance Corporal, 10039
Regiment/Service: 12th (Service) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment
Brigade/Division: 122nd Brigade, 41st Division
Date of death: Wednesday, July 24, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at:


  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Shrine application courtesy of Warwickshire County Record Office

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