Private Arthur Cannon

Private Arthur Cannon.
Photo courtesy of the Dorking Advertiser

Thank you to Jane Anthony for this research.

Arthur Cannon was born in Westcott, Surrey, the son of George Cannon, of Westcott; 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 enlisted 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 and Minnie Cannon
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
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