The Arras Memorial to the Missing

The Arras Memorial

The Arras Memorial commemorates almost 35,000 servicemen from the United Kingdom, South Africa and New Zealand who died in the Arras sector between the spring of 1916 and 7 August 1918, the eve of the Advance to Victory, and have no known grave. The most conspicuous events of this period were the Arras offensive of April-May 1917, and the German attack in the spring of 1918.

The following 12 men of the 9th King's are commemorated on the Arras Memorial:

Private Joseph Williams KIA 28th June, 1916
Lance-Corporal George Horton Parker KIA 14th July, 1916
Private William Henry Benson KIA 14th July, 1916
Private Thomas Williams KIA 16th July, 1916
Private James Innes KIA 16th July, 1916
Captain Albert Coupe KIA 9th April, 1917
Private George Foulkes MM KIA 21st March, 1918
Private Harold Francis Edwards KIA 24th March, 1918
Private Robert Hollis Robson KIA 28th March, 1918
Private Christopher Carter KIA 28th March, 1918
Private Edward Rowlands KIA 16th April, 1918
Corporal Stanley Senior KIA 23rd June, 1918