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ARTHUR EDWARD ARNOLD

Second Lieutenant

Royal Engineers, 416th Field Coy. (Territorial)

Killed In Action 13/10/1918

Age 24

Arthur was awarded the Military Cross and the Military Medal

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Nephew of Mr. T. J. Martin, of 12, Radcliffe Avenue, Brigadier Hill, Enfield, Middx.

Supplement to the London Gazette, 10 December1919

2nd Lt. Arthur. Edward Arnold, 416th
(Edinburgh) Field Coy., R.E. (T.F.).
For conspicuous gallantry on -13th October, 1918.
In order to allow a surprise attack to be made on Aubigny-au-Bac it was necessary
to bridge quickly the 6O feet wide Canal de la Sensee. He carried out the task
in extreme darkness, the enemy being on the opposite bank, and it was due to his determination and energy that the attack was able to take place successfully.
He was the first man to cross this bridge when, completed.

4324 Supplement to the London Gazette, 2 April 1919

Awarded MC


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