Colonel Arthur Sandars Vanrenen

Regiment: 5th Batt. Inniskilling Fusiliers
Panel reference: Panel 97 to 101.
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 15/08/1915
Age at death: 52
Cemetery: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Information: Colonel Arthur Sandars Vanrenen, 5th Batt. Inniskilling Fusiliers, who was killed in action on August 15th last at the Dardanelles, was the second son of the late General Donald Vanrenen, R.A. (Indian Army). He was born in December, 1862, and was educated at Cheltenham. In 1883 he was gazetted to the Lincolnshire Regiment, with whom he served until 1897, when he was seconded for service with the Malay States Guides, and appointed Commandant. Last February he was given command of the 5th Batt. Inniskilling Fusiliers, and left with the 31st (Irish) Brigade for the Dardanelles in July last.