Regiment : 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
Service number : 18015
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 21st November 1916
Buried : Carnoy Military Cemetery, France, Grave X. 19.
Birthplace : Born and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Grenadier Guards
The birth of Arthur Richard Kings is registered in the December Quarter 1895 under the Pershore Registration District.
Gas Works. 1st Grenadier Guards. Died November 22nd 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Lance Corporal A.R. Kings of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 16th December 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
Link still valid 1st November 2016.