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Arthur Robert Igglesden

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Arthur Robert Igglesden

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

435252

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 13, 1891

Son of Robert W. Igglesden, and Mary E. Igglesden, of "The Beacon", Chilton Ave., Kearsney, Kent.

Commemorated on Page 261 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

2.C.21.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted of the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Town Memorial– The Town Memorial, Dover, Kent, England, where Lance Corporal Igglesden is commemorated. He is one of fourteen Dovorians remembered on this memorial in our town who emigrated to Canada and died while serving in Canadian forces in the Great War. Lance Corporal Igglesden was from a Dover family, then well known in the town as bakers and confectioners. Information gathered by the Dover War Memorial Project.
  • Town Memorial– The panel on the Town Memorial, Dover, Kent, England, where Lance Corporal Igglesden is commemorated. Information gathered by the Dover War Memorial Project.
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library & Archives Canada online
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library & Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers– Henry Aflred Igglesden was brother of Robert Igglesden, who lost his life at Vimy. "Harry" was wounded but recovered. The brothers joined up together at Calgary."   Source: Marilyn Stephenson-Knight, the Dover War Memorial Project. UK.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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