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About Archibald Arnison

Date of Birth
Q3 1886

Service Number
10510

Birth Place
Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Baptism
13 October, 1886 Parochial Chapelry, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Date of Death
11 August, 1915 25y

Place of Death
Died of wounds Lijssenthoek Military Hospital, Belgium

Burial
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

Relationships

Parents
Joseph Arnison born abt 1861 and Elizabeth (Layton) born abt 1862 Married 12 September, 1885 Lynesack and Softley, Durham, England

Siblings
Ethel Annie (later Storey) born abt 1888, Hilda born abt 1891, Norman born abt 1894 - died 1894, Frank born abt 1896, Sidney Richardson born abt 1899, Blanche Greta born abt 1902, Norman born abt 1904

Career

Service
Army

Unit
2nd Durham Light Infantry Enlisted 20 September, 1914

Rank
Private

Medals
15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
October 1901 - April 1904 Stable helper Raby Estate 1911 Coal miner/hewer 1914 miner

Campaigns
1914-1915 France and Flanders

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Grey Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England 1901 Wheatsheaf Inn, Staindrop, Durham, England 1911 Raby Avenue, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry (Lewis family tree), Find My Past, Family Search, Raby Estates

Notes
Archibald was wounded on 9 August, 1915 and died of his wounds Staindrop Parish Messenger September 1915 records "He was probably known to all our readers: a promising young man, who has sacrificed all for his country." His sister Hilda married Fred Binks' brother and they had a child, Archibald, who died young and is buried in Staindrop Cemetery.

- Research by Diane Ball