Born at Yorkshire, England, Methodist. Enlisted 8 February 1916, age 21. Nok mother, Margaret Bolder, Yorkshire, England. Arthur’s address at enlistment was Olive Villa, Monument St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 17 April 1916 per A60 Aeneas. In France he was severely wounded in the abdomen 6 May 1917 and RTA November 1917 per A68 Anchises. Discharged 27 March 1918. Service medals: BWM and VM.