1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Arthur Davis

Contributed by: Richard Goldfinch, on 2008-11-11

Arthur Henry Davis
Rank
First Name Arthur
Surname Davis
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1916
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence London, Other

Arthur's Story

Arthur was never spoken about my grandmother (his sister) who gave me his medals when I was a boy. I subsequently found out he was a volunteer with the Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles and died on the first day of a major offensive on 15th September 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Theipval memorial.

My father was named Arthur in his memory. I only discovered the photo last year when I visited my aunt.

Killed during the Battle of the Somme 15 September 1916 at High Wood.

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