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Danne, Arthur William Brian

Son of William Danne, surgeon, of 36 Arley Hill, Redland Road.

Danne was born on 07/10/1897, and attended the School from 1908-1915. He served as a Lieutenant in the Army, with the Gloucestershire Regiment 3rd Bn. attd. 13th Bn.. Danne sadly lost his life on 30/03/1918, as a result of the War.


Danne is remembered on Pozieres Memorial, France, Panel 40 and 41.

Houthulst Forest Attack


"Left the School in 1915, and soon obtained a commission in the 14th Gloucesters. He was one of the few officers in it who survived the attack on Houthulst Forest in the spring, but was killed while leading his men in a counter-attack on March 30th. Many letters bear witness to his popularity and gallantry in action. He had been recommended for the M.C." - July 1918

Arthur William Brian Danne

Born: 07 October 1897

School dates: 1908-1915

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment 3rd Bn. attd. 13th Bn.

Died: 30 March 1918

Age: 20

Remembered: Pozieres Memorial, France

Reference: Panels 40 and 41

Memorial Site Map (CWGC)

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