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ArnoldAlfred JamesLieutenantHe was born in Manchester 10 April, 1866, third son of Alfred R Arnold, and Durnvilia, daughter of W J Taaffe, County Dublin.  He was educated at a private school, and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.  He enlisted in the 5th Dragoon Guards, 1886; was gazetted Second Lieutenant, 3rd Hussars, 1893; joined the Royal Niger Constabulary in 1894; commanded the same from 1895 to 1899; commanded troops throughout the Niger Sudan Campaign operations of 1895-96; battles of Egbon, Bida and Ilorin, 1897; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 11 June, 1897]; promoted to Captain and Brevet Major; received the Medal and clasp, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 15 June, 1897]: "Alfred James Arnold, Lieutenant, 3rd Hussars, commanding the Forces of the Royal Niger Company, In recognition of services during the Sudan Campaign".  He became Captain, 3rd Dragoon Guards, 3 March 1898.  He served on the Niger, 1899; Expedition to Siama; promoted to Major, and given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel, 8 July 1899.  For his services in the Transvaal War of 1901 he was mentioned in Despatches 7 March, 1899, and received the Medal with clasp.  He was given the Brevet of Colonel 8 July 1905.  Colonel A J Arnold retired 14 November 1906.  He was Inspecteur-General d'Exploitation, Mozambique Company, East Africa, 1899-1913.  Commanded 20th Battalion Manchester Regt, 1914-15, and 1st VB Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1915-19.  Mentioned for services in Great War, 1918; created Commander of the Order of the British Empire 1 January 1919.  Colonel Arnold was an FRGS.  His favourite recreations were cricket, tennis and golf.
CBE (1st, Mil), DSO, East & West Africa (1) Niger 1897 (Lt Col He DSO), QSA (1) Rhod (Lt Col 3DG), BWM.  Glendining Dec 90 £4-5k (estimate).
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
3rd (The King's Own) Hussars
ArnoldAlfred JamesBrevet Lieutenant ColonelQSA (1).
Source: QSA medal rolls
3rd (The Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
ArnoldArchibald Forbes502Source: Medal rollsCanada, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles
ArnoldArthur4818TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls37th Company, 10th Btn, IY
ArnoldArthur24662BuglerSource: QSA Medal Rolls27th Company, 7th Btn, IY
ArnoldArthur DicksonTrooperQSA (7)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Damant's Horse
ArnoldArthur DixonTrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rimington's Guides
ArnoldArthur SeymourCaptainSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kitchener's Horse
ArnoldB2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
ArnoldC9604Drummer2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
ArnoldC6846PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls44th Company, 12th Btn, IY
ArnoldC3854PrivateQSA (4).
Source: QSA medal rolls
6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
ArnoldC H759PrivateCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland. CPD1
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Cape Police
ArnoldC M5039PrivateSeverely wounded. Witte Drift, CC, 8 December 1901
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
ArnoldC W5039PrivateQSA (5). Severe Wound, Witte Drift CC, 08 Dec 01. Discharged Medically unfit.
Source: QSA medal rolls
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
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