Arthur Dainton

Rank 
Boy 1St Class
Regiment 
Royal Navy
Date of death 
31 May 1916
Age of death 
16
Address 
1 Pembroke Villas
Granville Road
South Woodford
Woodford
RED
E18 1LD
Address source 
1911 Census
Cemetery / Memorial 
United Kingdom
Biography 

Arthur Dainton was born on the 9th September 1899 to Charles and Ellen Dainton. Arthur was one of six children. In 1911, Arthur was eleven years old and living at 1 Pembroke Villas, Granville Road, South Woodford.

Arthur joined the Navy, most likely underage. He was on board the HMS Invincible on 31st May 1916 when he was killed at the battle of Jutland. His body was not recovered and his name appears on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

Research by Redbridge Museum

Sources:

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Ancestry.com