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Arthur Thorne Darby

In memory of:

Corporal Arthur Thorne Darby

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

690352

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, London Gazette No. 30652 dated 23 April 1918.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

April 15, 1894
London, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 28, 1916
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Richard G. Darby, of Hamilton, Ontario. Husband of Marilla G. Darby (nee Dimmick), of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 394 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 37.

Location:

Anneux is a village in the Department of the Nord, a little to the south of the main road from Cambrai to Bapaume. The ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY stands in a broad valley running east and west between Bourton Wood and the village of Graincourt, 200 metres from the junction of the N30 and D15

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD
WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 387 of 1140.  He was originally buried in Delmadge British Cemetery, located 2 ¼ West of Cambrai. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-interred in ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY.
  • War Diary– Excerpt from CEF War diaries - 52nd Canadian Infantry Battalion (August 1918)

Not part of caption - the image was downloaded from LAC. The original URL was:
http://data2.archives.ca/e/e045/e001117129.jpg
  • Photo of Arthur Darby
  • Letter (Page 1 of 7)– Page 1 of a letter written by the widow of Arthur Thorne Darby.
  • Letter (Page 2 of 7)
  • Letter (Page 3 of 7)
  • Letter (Page 4 of 7)
  • Letter (Page 5 of 7)
  • Letter (Page 6 of 7)
  • Letter (Page 7 of 7)
  • Grave marker– photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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