Arthur Jenkins (1893-1917)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- JENKINS, ARTHUR. Sergeant. No 35742. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 3/17899 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Greenwich, London, 23.3.1893. Son of Tamar and J. W. Barden, 18 Syringa Street, Marsh. Educated New Cross School, London. Employed as a waiter at the Huddersfield Liberal Club. Enlisted January 1915. Killed in action near Arras on 12.5.1917, aged 24 years. Buried BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row G, Grave 4.
- ROH:- Marsh War Memorial; Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Serjeant ARTHUR JENKINS
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Saturday, May 12, 1917
- age: 24 years
- record ID: 178779
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #178779)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2596292)