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   2nd Lieutenant Arthur Henry Tottenham
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 31/12/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 08/06/1896
Died: 27/06/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Arthur Henry Tottenham was a son of Lowry Cliffe Loftus Tottenham and Isabella Ogle Tottenham. Arthur was born in Roscommon on 8th June 1896. His father was a former Royal Irish Constabulary district inspector who retired to Moy. Arthur was educated at Mostyn House Preparatory School, Chester. Arthur and his brother were also educated at St Bees School, Cumbria. Second Lieutenant Arthur Henry Tottenham was serving with the C Company of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France near Albert on 27th June 1916. He was 20 years old. In the same week that his family received confirmation that his older brother, Edward had died during the fighting in Mesopotamia in April that year.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension
  Bouzincourt, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave II-A-6
CWGC Casualty 202867
Bouzincourt is a village 3 kilometres north-west of Albert on the road to Doullens (D938). The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village and is signposted on the main road (D938) through the village.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists 'Tottinham' family Lists Arthur as age 4 living with the family at house 4 in Ballymoney Road, Coleraine, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Tottenham family Does not list Arthur as living with the family at house 4 in Bessmount, Killoughrum, Wexford
3 Brother - Edward Lowry Tottenham Brother of Arthur Henry Tottenham
4 Coleraine Heroes 1914-1918 Details and photo of 2nd Lieut Arthur Tottenham
5 Photo of 2nd Lieut Arthur Tottenham
6 London Gazette - 14/05/1915 Issue: 29162 page: 4661 - 2nd Lieutenant
7 Mostyn House School War Memorial A H Tottenham listed on memorial.
8 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
9 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on 2nd Lieut Arthur Tottenham including photo
10 St Bees School Roll of Honour A H Tottenham listed on memorial.
11 Tottenham family tree Lists Arthur Henry in section C5 Tottenham Lowry family. Includes photo
12 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of 2nd Lieut Arthur Tottenham's headstone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023