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
Commonwealth War Graves Commission