In memory of


James W Arthurs

who died on 26 Apr 1915

Service details
  Service Army
  Unit 10th Battalion, Alberta Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 19682
  Date of death 19150426
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  19682 Private (10th Battalion, Alberta Regiment) James W. Arthurs (b.1880) of Wapella was KIA 19150426 and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, which bears the names of 55,000 men who were lost without trace during the defence of the Ypres Salient in the First World War. James was a native of Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland, and served for eight years in the Royal Irish Artillery before coming to Canada. He was working as a labourer when he enlisted at Winnipeg, Manitoba, on the outbreak of the war. James' only surviving relative was the infant son of his deceased half sister at Dungannon. Note that his year of birth is given as 1880 on his attestation but other evidence in his file indicates that he was probably born in 1887 or 1888.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 122 - Martin
  Cemetery or memorial location Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium    

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  Honour roll location(s) Wapella
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Personal information
  Date of birth 1880
  Place of birth Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19140819
  Place of enlistment Winnipeg, Manitoba    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Wapella    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation labourer
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