1. Memorial:St. Patrick's Cemetery, LoosIII. A. 6. Loos
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.124

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Family :

Son of Stephen and Sarah Harvey James; husband of Louie Harvey James, of 28, Holland Park, Notting Hill, London. Husband to Meliora Louisa Elizabeth Harvey-James. Father to Olive Elizabeth (b.1906).

Education & Career :

He went to Shrewsbury, in Chance’s (now Severn Hill) and left in 1888.

An Actor and Author under the pen name "Arthur Scott Craven".

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 1/The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 

1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division

Action : The Arras Offensive and associated actions 

9 April - 16 June 1917. The Arras Offensive consisted of a series of linked attacks starting with the Anglo Canadian assault on the dominant Vimy Ridge feature through the battles in the Scarpe River valley and up to the assaults on the Hindenburg line in the summer of 1917.

Detail :

News has been received that Capt. Arthur Keedwell Harvey James, East Kent R. (The Buffs), was killed while leading his men into action on April 14th. He was the younger son of the late Mr. Stephen Harvey James, I.C.S., formerly Secretary of the Government of India in the Legislative Department, and of Mrs. Harvey James of Westward Ho! The deceased officer at one time took up literary work in India, but on returning to England, he went on the stage under the name of Scott Craven, under which he wrote many well-known literary works.'

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Savage Club No. 2190 E.C.London


Joined Savage Club Lodge No. 2190 in 1914 from Lodge 2127, but as yet unable to find a record in that Lodge's register.

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