Second Lieutenant Arthur Thomas Bantock

Regiment: 13th Royal Fusiliers
Attached: 2nd Batt. Royal Fusiliers
Date published: 31/03/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 23/11/1915
Age at death: 22
Cemetery: Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey
Plot: III. C. 8.
Information: Second Lieutenant Arthur Thomas Bantock, died from wounds accidentally received at the Dardanelles, November 23rd. 1915, in his 22nd year. He was elder son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Bantock, Walsall, and grandson of Mr. T. Bantock, Merridale House, Wolverhampton, and nephew of Alderman W.A. Murray, Waterford. He was educated at St. George's College, Weybridge Surrey, also at Paris and Lausanne. In 1910 he proceeded to Ceylon to take up tea and rubber planting. Being eager to take his part at the front, he got attached to the 2nd Royal Fusiliers, and proceeded to the Dardanelles.