"Arthur Henry Tylden-Pattenson was born on 30 September 1856, second son of Captain Tylden-Pattenson, J.P., D.L., of Dashmonden and Ibornden, Kent. He was privately educated and at Brasenose College, Oxford, and entered the Army on 14 September 1878. He served in the Zulu War of 1879, arriving in Natal in February 1879, whereupon he marched to the Lower Tugela with the 60th Rifles, joined the detachment at Fort Tenedos, and, taking part in the advance of the Relief Column, he was present at the battle of Ginginhlovo (Medal with clasp). He was promoted to Captain in 1886 and retired on 3 November 1897. He served in the South African War 1900-01, as Major in the 3rd battalion, The Buffs, including operations in Orange River Colony, 30 November 1900, to March 1901; and during operations in Cape Colony during December 1900. He was mentioned in despatches London Gazette 10 September 1901, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order. He became Major, Reserve of Officers, on 18 January 1902. Major Tylden-Pattenson died on 24 January 1938, at Telham Place,Battle "
He married, in 1893, Alice Maude Mary, daughter of Cyrus Andrews, of Alverton Grange, Nottinghamshire, and they had one daughter.