Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Frederick Tongs

In memory of:

Captain Arthur Frederick Tongs

July 1, 1944

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Ontario Regiment, R.C.A.C.

Division:

11th Armd. Regt.

Additional Information


Born:

August 2, 1921
Kellhier, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

August 26, 1939
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Reginald and Nellie Elizabeth Tongs, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 463 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V, E, 10.

Location:

The Assisi War Cemetery forms part of the locality of Rivotorto in the Commune of Assisi, in the Province of Perugia. From Rome, take highway A1, Rome-Milano, come off at Orte and go along the road 75 for Perugia and follow the direction signs for Assisi. Take the road to Rivotorto, and at a crossroad from which a church is visible, turn left. The Assisi War Cemetery is reached after about 500 metres .

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Arthur F. Tongs – Captain Arthur Tongs
  • Grave Marker – Gravestone of Capt A.F. Tongs in the Assisi War Cemetery, Near Assisi, Italy.
  • Epitaph – Epitaph on the grave marker of Capt Arthur Frederick Tongs in the Assissi War Cemetery, near Assissi, Italy.
  • Group photo – Arthur Frederick Tongs and his mother Nellie
  • Grave Marker – Arthur F Tongs grave marker in Assisi War Cemetery

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