Arnold Diggle

24 June 1909–1985 (Age 75)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arnold

When Arnold Diggle was born on 24 June 1909, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Leonard Diggle, was 23 and his mother, Rose Annie Godfrey, was 23. He lived in Royton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1985, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Diggle
Rose Annie Godfrey
Constance F. Diggle
Leonard Diggle
Arnold Diggle
Florence Diggle

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Diggle


    Rose Annie Godfrey




    Constance F. Diggle


    Leonard Diggle




World Events (8)


Age 5

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 5

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 30

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Dick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Arnold Diggle in household of Matthew Diggle, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Arnold Diggle - Government record: birth-name: Arnold Diggle

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