ARNULL, Thomas

No.2209, Private, Thomas ARNULL
Aged 33

1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Killed in Action on 6th January 1900

It is not always possible to match the soldier with the civilian with these Boer War casualties.
That means I can only record "most likely to be" in many cases for the civilian identity


Thomas ARNULL was born in Newmarket (4th qtr 1866 Newmarket 3b:508) son of Thomas and Catherine ARNULL(née THOMPSON)

1871 census...Aged 4 he was at Park Lane, Newmarket with his mother Catherine ARNULL [34] born Cambridge. His fsather Thomas ARNULL [37] born Newmarket was a carpenter/jpoiner and away working at Studley Castle, Warwickshire

1881 census...Aged 14, he was at 2 Fern Villas, Park Lane, Newmarket, with his parents and sister Kate [9] born Newmarket

1891 census...He was not found in this census, perhaps in the Army. His pareents and sister were still at Fern Villa, Park Lane, Newmarket

He died at the battle at Grassy Hill (now Suffolk Hill)
His Queens South Africa medal carries the clasp Cape Colony
Thomas Arnull is commemorated on the Boer War Memorial, Cornhill, Bury St.Edmunds
also St Mary's Church. North aisle west end. Suffolk Regiment Tablet, Bury St Edmunds
Christchurch Park. Statue. Ipswich