Private Arthur Kirchin

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Oct 1891

Date of Death

17 Apr 1918

Media files and documents

Service Number

41326, 126421

Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot Y.V.33
Crawley Green Road
United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Arthur Kirchin was born in Luton in October 1891.

In 1911 he is living at 6 Hitchin Road, he is 19 years old & has his own business as a Marine Store Dealer. He is living with his family,  father Frederick 46 & mother Rose 44,  have their own business as fishmongers & fruittiers, sister Lillie 26, is a straw hat finisher & his 18 year old brother Albert is a fishmonger.

He married Hettie Short on 24th June 1914 in Luton.

Albert joined the Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment.

He died on 17th April 1918 & is buried in the cemetery on Crawley Green Road.

Individual Location

Author: KarenC

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