Arthur Stanley Cullimore

Memorial: Pilning

Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 58957

Parents: Charles and Frances Cullimore

Marital status: Single

Home address: Salt House Farm, Ableton Lane, Pilning, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Farm Labourer

Date of birth: 10/09/1891

Place of birth: Pilning, Bristol

Date of death: 15/11/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Busigny Communal Cemetery, France

Age: 27

Further information:

Arthur was the son of Charles and Frances Cullimore who in 1901 were living at Salt House Farm, Green Lane Crossing, Redwick and Northwick, Pilning with five daughters – Edith, Mabel, Annie, Grace, Alice, and five sons – Gilbert, Oliver, Henry, Arthur (9) and Victor.

In the 1891 census Charles is described as a Contractor’s Clerk, he was born in 1855 in Alveston, the place of birth of his wife Frances (1856) and their first seven children is recorded in the census as New Passage Pier, Gloucestershire.

By the 1911 census Arthur Cullimore’s name appears in Dunston Hole, Newbold, Chesterfield, in Derbyshire as a ‘farm labourer’ living in the household of Aaron Cooper, a ‘farmer and miner’.

Arthur Cullimore enlisted at Sheffield In 1918 as No. 58957 in the 1st Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Later that year Arthur was wounded in Flanders, he died as a result of his wounds, he was 26 years old. Arthur was buried on 15th November 1918 at Busigny Communal Cemetery, France.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Publication: Village Heroes. Pilning and Severn Beach History Group. Nancy Vowles and Val George researched and put together the information
Forces War Records