Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Richard Smiley

In memory of:

Sapper Arthur Richard Smiley

June 2, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1064

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Son of James Smiley; husband of Rachel A. Smiley, of West Newbury, Mass.,

Commemorated on Page 327 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

U.S.A. S. A. G. 74.5.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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