Remembered with honour Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial: Panel 23.
He enlisted in Watford, and was formerly Private 27071 Bedfordshire Regiment. He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Arthur’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a brief article about and a Death announcement for Arthur in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 28 July 1917.
Son of Henry and the late Charlotte (nee MEACHAM) PULLEN; husband of Louise (nee PULLE) PULLEN.
His parents married 10 March 1868 at St Martin’s, Fenny Stratford, Bucks. Charlotte died 15 July 1911 in Milton, Northants, aged 63; Henry died 12 April 1919 in Blisworth, Northants, aged 73.
Arthur was born 1889 in Blisworth, and baptised 1 September 1889 at St John the Baptist, Blisworth. He married 28 February 1916 at St Mary’s, Watford, and resided in Watford. Louisa never remarried, and died 17 January 1963 in Watford aged 72.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 he lived in Blisworth, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1901 Census, a school boy aged 11 he still lived in Blisworth, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a grocer’s assistant aged 21, he still lived in Blisworth, with his parents and two siblings.
Date of death07/07/1917
Age at death27
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)