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Robert Arnott, St Cuthbert's Edinburgh

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:58 pm    Post subject: Robert Arnott, St Cuthbert's Edinburgh Reply with quote

2nd Lieutenant Robert Louis Irving Arnott Memorial
St Cuthbert's Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh
OS Ref: NT 247 736

2nd Lt Arnott has already been discussed on the forum here. I didn't realise at the time I had this photograph on my pc.



CWGC database details:

Name: ARNOTT, ROBERT LOUIS IRVING
Initials: R L I
Nationality: Indian
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides Infantry (F.F.) (Lumsden's)
Unit Text: 1st Bn. attd 3rd Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 19/09/1918
Additional information: Son of Brigade Surgeon Lt. Col. James Arnott and Isabella Louisa Arnott, of Wyseby, Kirtlebridge, Dumfriesshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 57.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL


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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 3:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Robert Louis Irving Arnott age 19 Lieutenant, 1st battalion attached to the 3rd Battalion, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides Infantry (Frontier Force) (Lumsden's) India Army.
Robert was educated at Edinburgh Academy and, as a King's Cadet, went to the Wellington Cadet College in India. He was commissoned from there as a second Lieutenant in the Indian Army in January 1918.
Born 1899 in St. George, Edinburgh. Son of Brigade Surgeon Lt. Col. James Arnott (Indian Medical Services) and Isabella Louisa (Taylor) Arnott of 8 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh and of Wyseby, Kirtlebridge, Dumfriesshire.
Missing in Action on 19 September 1918 and named on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.
Also named on the Eaglesfield War Memorial in Dumfriesshire, on the Kirtle Church memorial in Kirtlebridge and on the Edinburgh Academy memorial.
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