Private Arthur Cannon

Private Arthur Cannon
Private Arthur Cannon

Thank you to Jane Anthony for this research.

Arthur Cannon was born in Westcott, Surrey, the son of George Cannon, of Westcott, Dorking, Surrey; and of Minnie Cannon, of 1, Redroof Cottage, Hooley, Coulsdon, Surrey. Arthur worked on the Tillingbourne Estate.

At the time of joining up gave his address as Guildford, Surrey. He was a member of The East Surrey Regiment, regimental number – 202992, he joined up at Guildford.

He was killed in action on 19th July 1917 and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

Born                            Westcott, Surrey
Lived                           Guildford, Surrey

Son of                         George Cannon, of Westcott, Dorking, Surrey; and of Minnie Cannon, of 1, Redroof Cottage, Hooley, Coulsdon, Surrey.

Enlisted                       Guildford, Surrey

Regiment                     4th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment
Number                       202992

Date of Death              19th July 1917
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Killed in Action

Age                             39

Memorial                     Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France