Captain Herbert William Arnold was a Past Master of our Daughter Lodge, Bloomsbury Rifles Lodge No 2362 having been initiated in 1912. He was the son of William Arnold and Louisa Mary Thorne.

He joined in November 1947 and was installed as Worshipful Master a decade later in 1958.

He was made a Past Asstistant Grand Sword Bearer and then a Past Deputy Grand Sword Bearer by Grand Lodge and was congratulated on 50 years in Freemasonry in October 1962.

He had served in the 15th Bttn the Civil Service Rifles in the Great War.

He passed away 20 February 1963.