Arbon Albert Victor Gunner 14300236
Name Arbon Albert Victor
Army number 14300236
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Birth registered July 1923 at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Mother's maiden surname Kemp.
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the General Staff Corps. Underwent Basic Training, probably at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Possibly posted to a Field Training Regiment for gunnery training. Dates not yet known. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment. Served North West Europe. KILLED in ACTION 1/5/1945 near Wangelau.
Company/Battery Battery number not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 1/5/1945 - possibly in the same incident as Gunner Hampson. Initially interred near Wangelau - Map 1/100,000 Sheet L. 5 reference 853445. Re-buried 8/10/1946 in Grave 2A. F. 6. (next to Gunner Hampson) in Hamburg (Ohlsdorf) Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads "LOVED AND REMEMBERED ALWAYS BY HIS LOVING MUM, DAD SISTERS AND BROTHERS. R.I.P."
Home address Son of Sidney and Mabel Arbon of Bardwell, Suffolk.