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929: Arthur Charles William Frost (photographs, medals, cards)

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posted on 2024-01-12, 14:49 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Arthur Charles William Frost was the contributor's wife's grandfather. He lied about his age to join the army before the Boer War. One of the submitted items is a photo of Arthur in South Africa with his friend 'Boss' (Arthur is on the right).

During the First World War, Arthur was part of the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers and took part in the last cavalry battle of the war. He was wounded three times, but he claimed that he as never wounded while riding a horse. He died at the age of ninety.

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Name of contributor(s)

Michael Haywood

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Arthur Charles William Frost

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1899-1902; 1914-1918.

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

South Africa; Western Front.

Object(s)

Photographs, medals, cards.

Community Collection Day

Faringdon Town Council, Faringdon (21/07/18)

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