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Harwood James Arnold

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Harwood James Arnold

March 20, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Air Service

Citation(s):

Flight Lieutenant Arnold was awarded the Distinguished Service Order, the first decoration made to a Canadian airman in the RNAS. Reference: Chronology of Canadian Military Aviation, H.A. Halliday, 1975

Additional Information


From the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 583 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LEYSDOWN (ST. CLEMENT) CHURCHYARD
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Leysdown is a coastal parish and village on the north-eastern side of Sheppey, six miles north-north-east of Faversham.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 5, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist60y154uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Photo of Harwood J Arnold– Photo from publication: Two Years of War: as viewed from Ottawa 1916, pg 114
Online at www.archive.org (text archives, Canadian Libraries)
  • Biography– Bio from publication: Two Years of War: as viewed from Ottawa 1916, pg 114
Online at www.archive.org (text archives, Canadian Libraries)

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