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  • DAFT
  • AG
  • Old Woodhall
  • Lincolnshire, England
  • Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire
  • Son of Arthur William and Annie Daft, of Ivanhoe, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire; a brother, John William and two sisters, Annie and Gwendolen;
  • Waiter
  • At the outbreak of war, Arthur was resident in Canada. He joined a Canadian Regiment but the regiment was disbanded. He at once returned home to enlist in the Sherwood Foresters. His Father served with the Lincolnshire Yeomanry whilst his younger brother served as a farrier with the 1st Field Ambulance Corps;

Military service

  • 26 October 1914, Nottingham
  • 3238
  • Private
  • 1st/7th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
  • 139th Brigade
  • 46th Division
  • B.E.F.
  • To France on 25 June 1915


  • 31 August, Canal Bank
  • Died of multiple gunshot wounds at 11.15 a.m., in n°10 CCS;
  • 1 September 1915
  • 23
  • III - C - 38A



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