Born: 1871, Ipswich.
Baptised: 12th May 1873, Ipswich.
Died: 6th April 1901; age: 29; KiA at Zeekoegat, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Residence: 301, Wargrave Road, Earlestown, Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, Merseyside.
Occupation: Pattern Maker – Iron Foundry.
Enlistment Date: 4th January 1900.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 8974.
Regiment: 32nd (Lancashire Hussars) Company, 2nd Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry – ‘C’ Troop, Newton-le-Willows.
Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State + Queen’s South Africa 1901 medal.
1881 25, Armoury Square Bristol Gloucestershire.
Arthur was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
John Batty Oubridge, 40, an Iron Foundry Foreman, born Bristol, Gloucestershire.
Fanny Oubridge (nee Herd), 38, born Chelsea, Middlesex.
Dinsdale Oubridge, 16, a Pupil Teacher, born London.
Henry Oubridge, 14, an Apprentice Pattern Maker – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.
John Alfred Herd Oubridge, 7, born Ipswich.
Fanny Bertha Oubridge, 1, born Bristol.
Richard Percy Oubridge, 7 months, born Bristol.
1891 299, Wargrave Road, Newton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire.
Arthur was 19 years old, a Pattern Maker – Engineer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
John, 50, an Iron Foundry – Foreman.
John, 17, a Turner – Engineer.
Grace Constance Oubridge, 9, born Bristol.
Matthew Oubridge, 6, born Bristol.
On the 18th August 1895, at St. Margaret’s Church, Toxeth Park, Liverpool, 23 year old, Arthur, a Pattern Maker, of Wargrave Road, Newton-le-Willows, married 22 year old, Annie Wright Cave, of 2, Crompton Street, Liverpool; born 1873, Earlstown, Newton-le-Willows.
Soldiers’ Effects to Annie Oubridge – widow.
Arthur is also remembered on the South African Boer War memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Hoghton Street, Southport, and at Town Hall, Newton-le-Willows.