Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas D'Arcy Sneath

In memory of:

Major Thomas D'Arcy Sneath

March 15, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Citation(s):

Military Cross, London Gazette No. 29837 dated 24 November 1916 "For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led his company with great courage and initiative, gaining his objective. Later, he organised and consolidated the position with great skill. He set a splendid example to his men."

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Henry and Rose Sneath; husband of Caroline Mary Sneath, of Napanee, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 504 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THELUS MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 2.

Location:

Thelus is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, west of the N17 Arras-Lens main road and 6.5 kilometres north of Arras. Thelus Military Cemetery is approximately 300 metres west of the N17, located in the open country, about 50 metres north of Thelus village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas D'arcy Sneath
  • War Diary – 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. War Diary for November 1916, page 5, recording honours citation for Captain T.D. Sneath.
  • War Diary 2 – 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. War Diary for November 1916, page 6, continuation of the honours citation for Captain T.D. Sneath.
  • Photo of Thomas Sneath
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Thelus Military Cemetery – The Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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