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Company Serjeant Major Arthur Cyril Doubtfire

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Company Serjeant Major Arthur Cyril Doubtfire

Birth
Bermondsey, London Borough of Southwark, Greater London, England
Death
20 Nov 1916 (aged 34)
Greece
Burial
Kristoni, Regional unit of Kilkis, Central Macedonia, Greece Add to Map
Plot
A. 149.
Memorial ID
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Arthur Cyril Doubtfire was the son of Charles Doubtfire and Ellen S. (Oxley) Doubtfire. On March 24, 1906, he married Annabella Cruikshank Adams in Aberdeen, Scotland. Arthur served in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) for twelve years, and rose from private (bugler) to Company Serjeant Major. After the outbreak of WW1, he was deployed to France and finally served in the British Salonika Force with the 26th division, 77th brigade, 11th battalion Cameronians. He died in the Macedonian campaign on November 20, 1916. Years later, through his wife and the author Anne Fine, his surname became famous in the American film, "Mrs. Doubtfire"(1993).
Arthur Cyril Doubtfire was the son of Charles Doubtfire and Ellen S. (Oxley) Doubtfire. On March 24, 1906, he married Annabella Cruikshank Adams in Aberdeen, Scotland. Arthur served in the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) for twelve years, and rose from private (bugler) to Company Serjeant Major. After the outbreak of WW1, he was deployed to France and finally served in the British Salonika Force with the 26th division, 77th brigade, 11th battalion Cameronians. He died in the Macedonian campaign on November 20, 1916. Years later, through his wife and the author Anne Fine, his surname became famous in the American film, "Mrs. Doubtfire"(1993).

Inscription

7266 C.SERJT. MAJOR
A. DOUBTFIRE
THE CAMERONIANS SCO. R.I.F.
20th November 1916
REST IN PEACE SWEETHEART
WE WILL MEET AGAIN
INSERTED BY
HIS SORROWING WIFE


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