John Arnott does not have a likeness. If you have one, please link to it in the comments section.

Private John Arnott

Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) `96` Company
Service No: 22330

John Arnott grave

84

2

2

0

0
Personal details

Family Information

Son of William and Mary Duncan Arnott of 48 Whifflet St, Coatbridge, Father William was ex Baillie. John had 4 brothers and 6 sisters

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 48 Whifflet St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 02/12/1916

Enlisted

Newcastle-on-Tyne

Employed

Civil Engineer with Robert Addie and Sons, Rosehall, Coatbridge

Age

26

Buried / Remembered

Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The site of the cemetery was chosen in May 1916. It was used from June 1916 to May 1917 by the 20th and 43rd Casualty Clearing Stations, in February 1917 by the 1/1st South Midland, and from April to June 1917 by the 32nd. The whole of plots VII, VIII, IX and X were filled in April and May 1917, the months of the Battles of Arras. From June 1917, the cemetery was practically unused until the fighting of May and June 1918, when field ambulances buried in it. After the Armistice the cemetery was increased by graves brought in from other small cemeteries. The cemetery now contains 1,266 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also 29 German and two French war graves.

Additional Information

John was formerly with the 13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers (841). Also remembered at the Family Plot in Old Monkland Cemetery (see photos)

Photos
  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  newspaper clipping  remembered at home  remembered at home

Creative Commons License

We have made this information and the images available under a Creative Commons BY-NC license. This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement: © coatbridgeandthegreatwar.com

Comments

There are no comments yet for Private John Arnott. Be the first to leave one.


Do you have any information about or memories of Private John Arnott that you would like to share?

Or even if you would just like to leave a message to say you've been here, please leave a comment below.

*Please note that all comments are verified by a moderator before appearing on the site. All fields are required except links to photos.