Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Alfred ARNOLD

Lance Corporal 32984 Alfred ARNOLD of 8th (Service) Bn., York & Lancaster Regiment, (Formerly 616614 Royal Army Service Corps)

Killed in Action Saturday 15th June 1918, Italy, age 31

Of:64 Acre Street, Denton, Lancashire
Born:1887, Denton, Lancashire
Parents:Fanny Arnold and John Arnold of 188 Wind Mill Lane, Denton, Lancashire
Marital status:Married to Hannah Eliza Arnold (née Wood) of 15 Ridling Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Labourer
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Plot 1. Row B. Grave 10 of the memorial in Barenthal Military Cemetery, Italy
Link with Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

Notes:“The Royal Humane Society's testimonial has just been awarded to Driver Alfred Arnold of the Army Service Corps, whose home is at Ridling Lane, Hyde. It is in recognition of bravery he displayed on December 26th last at Marseille. A comrade, Driver Kierman, fell into the docks and was in danger of drowning when Arnold jumped in, and at great risk to his own life succeeded in rescuing Kierman from between the dock and a ship.” Manchester Evening News, Saturday 15th June 1915, Page 2, Column 5