Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
29 Apr 1917
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Arthur Eames was born in Sundon, Bedfordshire in 1883, 1 of 9 children born to John & Emma.
In 1911 Arthur is 28 years old & working as a farm labourer. He is now head of the household as both his parents have died. Living in Sundon with him are his brother Thomas, 23, also a farm labourer, sister Annie, 30, housekeeper to her brothers & their 4 year old niece Minnie Blackaby.
Arthur enlisted into the 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment in December 1914.
Arthur died of wounds received in the Battle of Arras on 29th April 1917.
He is remembered on the Arras Memorial in France, Sundon Village Memorial & the Sundon Cement & Lime Works Memorial.