At the age of 34 and 8 months Arthur enlisted for the Army in Cardiff on 11/4/1916.

He was assigned to the 2/5 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Regiment, Regtl. No. 4443

On his Record of Service Paper his address is 61 Whitworth Terrace, Tredegar and his trade was Collier.

On his Proceedings of Discharge sheet we find out that Arthur was, 5’ 41/2” tall, weighed 127 lbs, had brown 
hair, blue eyes, a fair complexion and tattoo figures etc. on his left forearm.

On his Descriptive Report we see Arthur is married to Ada and they have six children, Flo, Walter, 
Bernard, William, Edith and Elsie.

Pte. Arthur was discharged from the army on 18/09/1916 after only 5 months service, on medical grounds, 
due to an Inguinal Hernia which he had had for 9 years.

Short Servive Paper

Descriptive Report on Enlistment

Application for Discharge

Approved for Discharge

Proceedings on Discharge

Proceedings on Discharge Cont.

Award Sheet.- Disablement Pension