Born: 1896, Norwich, Norfolk.

Died: 5pm, 4th March 1919; age: 23; Died of Influenza & Pneumonia, at Ranelagh Road, Military Hospital, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Norwich; Date: 2nd May 1917; Age: 20 years & 8 months; Occupation: Carter; Religion: CofE. Height: 4ft 8 3/4ins.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/22294.

Regiment: The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 3rd Battalion transferred to (437518) 692nd Agricultural Coy. Labour Corps.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1901   83, Livingstone Street, Norwich, Norfolk.


Arthur was 4 years old and living with his widowed father, brother and widowed step grandmother.

George Curson, 40, a Furniture Porter, born Norwich, Norfolk.

George Beales Curson, 7, born Norwich.

Emily Curson, 70, born Ringland, Norfolk.


1911   1, Nelson Yard, West Pottergate Street, Norwich, Norfolk.


Arthur was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his father & brother.

George, 50, a Mattress Palliasse Maker.

George, 17, a Stable Boy.


Arthur’s father, George Curson died 1917, Norwich, Norfolk.


Arthur’s personal effects were sent to his brother, George Beales Curson, of nr. The Church, Attlebridge, Norwich:

Webb Belt, Metal Cigarette Case, Leather Purse, Pocket Wallet, Photos, Letters, Whistle, 2 Handkerchiefs, 2 Mirrors, 1 pair Scissors, Leather Case, 1 Pawn Ticket, Comb in Case, 1 Card, Purse, Testament and 1 1/3 Stamp.

The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 3rd Battalion

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