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Name:
Archibald Arnison
Casualty No.:
Initials:
A
Service No.:
10510
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
29
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
2nd D.L.I(Durham light infantry)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Raby Avenue, Winston Lane
Civilian Employment:
coal miner/hewer
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Date of Death:
11-January-1915
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Montigny Communal Cemetery, Nord
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
2nd DLI (Durham light infantry) 1914 served in France and Flanders,wounded 9 August 1915 died of his wounds 12 August 1915
Death Notice/Obituary:

In September 1915 Parish magazine his death was recorded “He was probably known to all our readers: a promising young man, who has sacrificed all for his country.”

Family Details:

Archibald was born in Barnard Castle the son of Joseph & Elizabeth Arnison of Staindrop. He was the brother of Ethel Annie Storey of Coundon. In 1901 Joseph Arnison was innkeeper at the Wheatsheaf. In 1911 Joseph was living with his family in Raby Avenue, Winston Lane.

According to Commonwealth War Graves Commission record, his sister's address is given as 9, Gurlish West, Coundon.

Notes:

At that time he was 24, single, & worked as a coal miner/hewer. He joined the 2nd Durham Light Infantry in 1914 & served in France & Flanders. On 9th August 1915 he was wounded & died of his wounds on 12th August 1915 aged 29. He is buried at Montigny Communal Cemetery, Nord.

According to Commonwealth War Graves Commission information, his date of death is given as 11/08/1915 and he is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Grave reference 111. D. 18A

 

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org.uk; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org.uk; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org.uk;