Maitland, Arthur Dudley


War Service:
Lieutenant ARTHUR DUDLEY MAITLAND of 14th battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) was killed on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

At the time of his death he was attached to the 16th battalion, the “1st Bradford Pals”. On 1 July the battalion lost 22 officers and 493 other ranks, many of them from German artillery and machine gun fire before they even left their trenches.

He is buried in Serre Road cemetery No. 3 at Puisieux.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Haberdashers’ Aske's School in New Cross.

He was 21 years old, the son of George Arthur and Mabel Kate Maitland, of Ferndene, Canonbie Rd., Forest Hill.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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