25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


Arthur Henry PAYNE


Arthur was born in Ratcliff, London in 1876, the son of Alexander Robert Payne, a labourer / ropemaker, and Henrietta (nee Davies). He married Eva Hitchcock on the 21 Feb 1897 in St. Thomas Church, Stepney. Arthur worked as a wine cellarman (1901 census).

Service Papers

Enlisted - Pte. 3/17 Bn London Regt. 26 Aug 1916, transferred to 2/25 Bn London Regt. 7 Jan 1917 L/Cpl.
Address :- 22 Dorset St. Commercial Rd. E. Ratcliff, London.
Born -  1876 at Ratcliffe.
Next of kin - Wife - Eva Payne, of same address.
Occupation - Cellerman (enlisted), Cook (service).
Service - UK for the duration.
Disembodied 27 Mar 1919.


Acknowledgements

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