Son of the Reverend Arthur and Alice Mabel (nee PELLY) DURRANT; husband of Jemima (nee WILSON) DURRANT.
His parents married 1 October 1885 at St John’s, Stratford, Essex. Alice died 2 October 1927 in Leverstock Green aged 61, and was buried 6 October at Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green; Arthur died 3 July 1936 aged 77 in Leverstock Green, and was buried 8 July, also at Holy Trinity.
Arthur was born 29 September 1889 in West Ham, and married 1916 in the St George Hanover Square, London, district. Jemima remarried 1923 in the Sherborne, Dorset, district to Wilfred A DICKINSON.
On the 1891 Census, aged 2 he lived in Saffron Walden, Essex, without his parents but with one sibling. On the 1901 Census, aged 12 he was a boarder in West Malvern, Worcs. On the 1911 Census, an architect aged 22, he was a passenger on a boat in Hastings, Sussex.
He originally enlisted in the Honourable Artillery Company 1 March 1909: aged 20, 5’8″ tall, of Leverstock Green, Herts.
He resigned from the H.A.C. 21 November 1910; and also had four years service in the Sussex Yeomanry, being discharged 1913.