Died as a result of severe wounds aged 38
Buried in the churchyard at St Mark’s, Little Common, Sussex
Arthur was born in Tunbridge Wells, the second son of Ebenezer Howard and his wife Mary.
Arthur was educated at Highfield and Melvill House, Haileybury, and came up to Christ Church in 1904.
In 1910, he married Betty Chune Fletcher, the daughter of an eminent physician, Dr George Alfred Chune Fletcher.
Howard was severely wounded in France in 1917, he died of his wounds at St. Wilfred’s Lodge, Bexhill, Sussex six years later.
His Estate amounted to £2051 12s 8d, and probate was granted to his wife, and his brother Geoffrey Howard, Barrister.
Commemorative window (left) TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN LOVING MEMORY OF ARTHUR HOWARD WHO DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN THE GREAT WAR.
Gravestone within the churchyard of St, Mark’s. Little Common, Sussex (right)
BORN MAY 1885
DIED SEPTEMBER 1923
FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION ON THE SOMME 1917