Cecil Arnold

Name

Cecil Arnold

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

19/10/1916
28

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Company Sergeant Major
2281
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)
1st Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS
Plot IV, Row K, Grave10
France

UK Memorials

Codicote Village Memorial
Peace Memorial Hall, Codicote

Pre War

Born 1889, Son of Charles Alfred and Emma Arnold of Heath Lane Codicote, Herts. Married Lucy Maria Arnold (sic) of 18 Ilchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset on 14 November 1914 at St Pauls Church, Weymouth, Dorset. On enlistment, listed his occupation as gardener. Resident in Walworth, Surrey.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Bedford in 1907, aged 19. Promoted to Corporal in January 1914, then Sergeant in August 1914 and Acting Company Sergeant Major Sept 1914. Killed in action.

Additional Information

Widow was granted a pension of 18s 9d a week and war gratuity of £19 10s.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer, June Colegrove, Roll-of-Honour.com