King Edward’s School and the Great War

Memorial Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918


Arbuthnot, Gavin Campbell

Second Lieutenant ▪ 7th North Staffordshire Regiment

Gavin Campbell Arbuthnot was born on 7th February 1893, the only son of Reverend and Mrs William Arbuthnot of Oak Tree Lane, Selly Oak. He was admitted to King Edward’s School in September 1903 and became an active gymnast whilst at School.

He enlisted as a Second Lieutenant in the 7th North Staffordshire Regiment, and was reported wounded and missing on August 7th 1915 in Gallipoli. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.