Private Arthur George Northwood

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

26 Apr 1918

Service Number


Place of Birth

Nr Luton
United Kingdom

World War I Address

118 Wellington Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 6th June 1918
Pte Arthur Geothe Northwood

Pte Horace George Northwood, 41061, 1/4th King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), was killed in action in France on April 26th, 1918. He was a single man aged 19 and the second of the four sons of Francis and Edith Northwood to die on the battlefield.

Horace, whose home was at 118 Wellington Street, Luton, was killed within two weeks of leaving Ireland on April 14th and being transferred from the Essex Yeomanry.

He was born at Woodside, near Luton, in 1899.

Horace's older brother, Thomas, had been killed instantly on December 4th, 1916, by a shell which made a direct hit on his dug-out.

Two other brothers, Sidney (1/5th Bedfords) and William (Machine Gun Corps), were still serving.

Individual Location

Pte Arthur Geothe Northwood

Author: Deejaya

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