Private Arthur Catlin

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

14 Feb 1918

Media files and documents


CWS Cocoa Works, Dallow Road


Service Number

469043, 32417

Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

34 Malvern Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Lakenham Hospital
United Kingdom

Grave Location

Rothesay Road Cemetery
Rothesay Road
United Kingdom

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 21st February 1918
Arthur Catlin's head stone

Pte Arthur Catlin, 46908, 660th Agricultural Company, Labour Corps (ex-Suffolk Regiment), died suddenly at Lakenham Hospital, Norwich, on February 14th, 1918, after contracting a serious illness. He was buried at Luton General Cemetery on February 19th, 1918, aged 36.

Bedford-born Arthur married Florence Maud Coleman in Luton in late 1909. The couple lived at 34 Malvern Road, Luton, and Arthur had worked at the English & Scottish Co-operative Society Society's cocoa and chocolate works in Dallow Road, Luton.

He joined the 1st Reserve Garrison Suffolk Regiment (32417) in June 1916 and was transferred into the agricultural Labour Corps, working on the land in England, including during the 1917 harvest.

Individual Location

Author: David

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