HOLDING, Arnold James Pte. 15856

Arnold James Holding was born in Coppull in 1895 to his parents Martha Ann and Thomas; they had nine children. They were living at Holdings Cottage in Coppull in 1901 and on Spendmore Lane in the village in 1911.

Arnold was known to have lived at Park Road in the village, worshiping at St. John the Devine Church, where he married Annie Alexander in 1922.

He served in the Pals as the Battalion Stretcher Bearer and was wounded during the war.