Source: Operation Picture Me via The 18th Battalion Facebook Group.
Family Search: When John Laverne Arnold was born on 12 December 1897, in Ontario, Canada, his father, William Arnold, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Eva McWaters, was 30. He married Poppy Ethel Easter Arnold on 22 April 1919, in Ripon, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in London, Ontario, Canada West, British Colonial America in 1911 and London, Ontario, Canada in 1915. He registered for military service in 1915. In 1915, at the age of 18, his occupation is listed as clerk in London, Ontario, Canada. He died in 1968, in Ontario, Canada, at the age of 71, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, West McGillivray, North Middlesex, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.
Prisoner of war as of November 11/12, 1917 at Passchendaele.