Arthur Bond Thaine

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Private, London Regt (13th Kensington Bn) - 5093/ 492095 | Died: 1917.03.01 | Age at death: | Action: Belgian Flanders | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: St Vaast Post Mil Cem'y, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais (IV.E1) [Medal card TNA ref WO 372/19/202031] |

Born 1880 in Forest Hill, eldest son of Bond and Elizabeth Thaine; father was a provision merchant and mother was born in Melbourne, Australia.By 1891 family lived at 3 Holly Hill, but the father died soon after. By 1901 widow Elizabeth and her six children lived at 5 Perrins Court (next door to the Kippin family – see also) and Arthur was a sorter with the GPO. By 1911, Elizabeth, Arthur and his youngest sibling Nellie had moved to Wembley; he was still a sorter for the GPO. But his brother Albert, a plumber, was married and lived at 30 New End Square; by 1921 he had moved to 45 Flask Walk. Commemorated on the War Memorial in Church Row.

This page was last updated on November 19th, 2014.

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