Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Mittleberger Arnold

In memory of:

Captain Henry Mittleberger Arnold

February 23, 1900

Military Service






The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information

Captain Arnold was injured at Modder River in battle on February 20, 1900 and subsequently died three days later. His death was reported in The Globe, Toronto, February 27, 1900. In the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, the flags flew at half-mast on public buildings and private institutions after receiving word of his death.

Commemorated on the St. Catharines South African War Plaque and the Watson Monument.

Commemorated on Page 2 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


South Africa

Grave Reference:



Located 9.1 km from the Paardeberg Museum. Follow the dirt road and turn right at the Cannon sign, travel 600 m then turn right and travel a further 200 m.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo 1 of Henry Mittleberger Arnorld– Photo of Henry M. Arnold, by A. Kohnen dated 1900 and captioned "The late Major H.M. Arnold, First Winnipeg Contingent to South Africa". Original is in the collection of Library and Archives Canada.
  • Photo 2 of Henry Mittleberger Arnold– Photo of Henry M. Arnold, circa 1900.  Original is in the collection of Library and Archives Canada.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from the Toronto Star for 26 February 1900, page 1.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Toronto Star for 26 February 1900.
  • Gravemarker
  • Memorial Stone
  • Inscription– Captain Arnold is commemorated on a plaque in the Lake St. Armoury, St. Catharines, ON. 

Copyright © 2017 by T.L. Skelding. Courtesy The Mounted Dragoon. Copyrighted Image. Used with Permission.
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