Born: 4 December 1882.
Family: He was the second son of Peter and Eleanor Thomas of 11 Watergate Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. On 1 September he married Myra Williams Butterworth of Rochdale, Lancashire who died on 10 November 1918. Arthur and Myra had 4 children together – Ada, Beatrice, Hilda and David. On 3 April 1927 he married Dorothy Moss Rodgers.
Residence: The family moved to Bridgnorth, Shropshire after 1901 and in 1939 were living at Burwood, Conduit Lane, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Civilian Occupation: He worked for the GPO firstly as a postal clerk and later as a telegraphist.
Died: In March 1959 aged 66.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Service Number: 500420 (previously T2622)
Date of Enlistment: 26 April 1914
Date of Discharge: 14 April 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation