Lance Corporal Arthur Litchfield

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

19 Feb 1919


Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

212 Wellington Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

No 14 General Hospital

Grave Location

Terlincthun British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Saturday Telegraph , 1st March 1919
L-Cpl Arthur Litchfield

L-Cpl Arthur Litchfield, 22004, Army Pay Corps, died from influenza in the No 14 General Hospital at Wimereux, France, on February 18th, 1919. He was aged 22.

Born in Luton in 1896, a son of Walter John and Sarah Litchfield, of 212 Wellington Street, Luton, he was employed by grocer Mr Kendall, of Wellington Street, and later the Co-operative Stores in Dallow Road.

He was called up in 1916 but placed on the Reserve, and he then transferred to a Co-operative Society at Coventry. He was again called up in August 1918, and was sent to Wimereux with the Army Pay Corps.

Arthur is commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and in the Book of Life compiled at Luton Parish Church. His brothers Reginald and Leonard were also serving.

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L-Cpl Arthur Litchfield

Author: Deejaya

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