Grote, Arthur Lloyd

 In First World War Memorial

Arthur Lloyd Grote, Captain, Royal Engineers. 
Arthur was the son of George Whitcombe Grote, M.D. and his wife Mary. He was the husband of Nina Patricia Grote, and the father of Shelagh, of 12, Evelyn Court, Cheltenham. 
At the outbreak of war, Arthur was serving as a Lieutenant with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Welsh Regiment. He was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and was made Temporary Captain in January, 1915, serving as a Brigade Musketry Instructor. He was promoted to full Captain on 7 March 1917, and attended the Inland Water Transport branch of the Royal Engineers. Arthur died on 9 July 1918 in Basra, aged 45, and is buried at Basra War Cemetery, Iraq.

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