Private Arthur Lane

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

27 Mar 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat trade machinist


Clydesdale & Sinfield, Williamson Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

St Albans
United Kingdom

World War I Address

36 Chobham Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 9th May 1918
Pte Arthur Lane

Pte Arthur Lane, 57871, 15th Battalion Cheshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on March 27th during the German Spring Offensive of 1918. His mother Rose at 36 Chobham Street, Luton, was first informed he was missing on that date. Joining up in July 1915, Arthur trained with the Royal Engineers, but on going to France in December 1916 he was drafted to the Cheshires. Born in St Albans in 1896, he came to Luton at around the time of the outbreak of war and became a machinist with hat firm Clydesdale & Sinfield, of 5 Williamson Street, Luton.

Individual Location

Pte Arthur Lane

Author: Deejaya

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