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Arthur Dion

In memory of:

Sapper Arthur Dion

March 19, 1918
Ypres, Belgium

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Engineers


3rd Tunnelling Coy.

Additional Information


April 9, 1893
Montréal (Hochelaga), Quebec


June 21, 1915
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Joseph-Arthur-Roméo Dion. Son of Joseph Dion (deceased in 1904) and Henriette Sénécal (remarried in 1906 to Ovila Archambault), of Montréal, Québec. He stated being born on 24 June when he enlisted.

Arthur served at the front for three months with the 22nd Battalion and was evacuated to England after being wounded in Courcelette, in September 1916. Once healed, he was transferred to the engineers troops and returned to the front in Fall 1917. He was killed by a shell near « Railway Wood » in the Ypres Salient, during a resupply patrol.

Commemorated on Page 398 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. F. 22.


MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 2 Kilometres east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 800 metres along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Grave marker
  • Newspaper clipping– La Presse - 2 April 1918
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 567 of 1084.
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