Private Arthur Glenister

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

1893

Date of Death

15 Nov 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Engineer at iron foundry

Service Number

14539

Place of Birth

Limbury
United Kingdom

World War I Address

29 Norman Road
Luton
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Belgium

Grave Location

No known grave
Belgium

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Source

The Luton News , 20th June 1918

Pte Arthur Glenister, 14539, 2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, was killed in action near Ypres on November 15th, 1917.

Born in Limbury in 1893, he was one of 11 children born to William and Ellen Glenister. In 1911 the family lived in Salisbury [now Sarum] Road, Leagrave, Arthur working as an engineer in an iron foundry.

Arthur married Nellie Jane Hills at St Paul's Church, Luton, on January 16th, 1913, and the couple were living at 29 Normal Road, Luton. They had two daughters – Gladys, born in 1913, and Hilda, born in 1915.

Individual Location

Author: Deejaya

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