AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
II. E. 40. France
Harpenden Town Memorial The Church of St Nicholas Memorial, Harpenden Batford Methodist Church Memorial, Batford
Archibald was born in Harpenden. He was a single man who lived with his unmarried sister Gertrude at The Haven, Station Road, Harpenden. He was a labourer working at Peters Green. He volunteered in November 1914, enlisting in Bedford.
He fought at Ypres and at Arras and died on 2 April 1917 of wounds received at the second battle of the Somme.
After his death, a contact, Mr. E Lewin (his father?), was recorded as living at 37 Hampton Road, Luton. His brothers Horace and Ralph also died.
Mary Skinner, Harpenden & District Local History Society (www.harpenden-history.org.uk), Jonty Wild