Arthur George Holland was born in Wolverhampton in 1883, the son of Henry and Elizabeth Holland. By 1901, the family were living at 156 Coleman Street together with Arthur’s sisters Ellen and Nora, and the seventeen-year-old Arthur was now a locksmith. Arthur’s mother died later the same year. In 1903, Arthur married, either to Florence Winifred Fletcher or Lucie Ward.
Arthur enlisted in the 2nd Battalion of the Border Regiment (number 29079). He died on 30 October 1917 at the age of 32. He is commemorated at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.