Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur West

In memory of:

Private Arthur West

April 9, 1917

France

Military Service


Service Number:

797131

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 15, 1888
Dearham, Oxford, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 26, 1916
Port Rowan, Ontario

Son of Abraham and Emeline West, of Kingslake, Ontario.

Brother of Private Lewis Edgar West and Private William James West, both who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 347 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 3.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Arthur West– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– The Houghton Twp(Fairground) War Memorial near KingLake
  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker of two brothers buried together, both killed on the same day at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Inscription   Note that two brothers, killed on the same day are buried together (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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