Private Arthur Marlow

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

4 Oct 1894

Date of Death

Mar 1975

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Slate Hall
United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Arthur Marlow was born on 4th October 1894 in Sundon Bedfordshire, 1 of 9 children born to Frederick & Emma.

In 1911 he is 16 years old & working as a truck driver & living with his family in Sundon. His eldest brother George is 18 & working as a chalk digger in a lime works. His 43 year old father & 14 year old brother Fred are working as farm labourers. Horace aged 10 & 8 year old Ivy Sarah are at school whilst their 44 year old mother is at home looking after 2 year old Doris & 3 week old Evelyn (Cissie).

On 7th December 1915 in Ampthill, Arthur joined the 2nd Bedfordshire Regiment. On his pension record he is described as 5ft 6 inches tall.

Arthur provided home service until the 25th April 1916 when he was discharged 'Considered "unlikely to become an efficient soldier" on medical grounds'

Arthur lived until he was 81 years old. He died in March 1975 in Luton.

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Author: KarenC

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