Names on Enmore Green War Memorial

Charles Henry Arney

Surname: Arney
Other names: Charles Henry
Other people in this story:
Henry Arney
Emma Jane Arney née Foot
Locations in this story:
France & Flanders
Thiepval Memorial, France
Brickhill, Enmore Green, Shaftesbury
Motcombe, Dorset
The Balkans

Charles Henry Arney was born in December, 1891 in Shaftesbury and baptised at Holy Trinity Church, Shaftesbury on 11th January, 1892. He was the son of Henry Arney, an agricultural labourer, and Emma Jane Arney (née Foot). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as an Ostler at an inn and living at Brickhill, Enmore Green. He enlisted in Shaftesbury as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment joining the 5th Battalion (Service No. 10871). He served in the Balkans as well as France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star medals. He died on 26th September 1916 and his name appears on the Thiepval Memorial in France (Pier & Face 7 B). He is remembered on the war memorials at Motcombe and Enmore Green, Shaftesbury.

  • Enmore Green War Memorial 03
  • Enmore Green War Memorial 01
  • Motcombe War Memorial 03
  • Motcombe War Memorial 4
  • Motcombe War Memorial 1
  • Motcombe War Memorial 02

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives