Lambton at War


The First World War

Arthur John Gunne

Private John Gunne was born Charles Arthur Exmouth Gunne on
May 29, 1895 to Reverend John Michael Gunne, the minister of
St. John’s Anglican Church, Wyoming, Camlachie and Wanstead and Eliza Eddrup Saunders.

Arthur resided with his mother in London when he enlisted on April 19, 1916. His occupation was a trainman. He served with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. He was killed in action on September 15th, 1916 near Courcelette in the Somme region of France.

~ Story told by Sunday Thompson of Watford.