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Arthur James Douglas Armstrong

In memory of:

Private Arthur James Douglas Armstrong

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

799887

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 31, 1888

Son of James and Jemima W. Armstrong, of II, Grantly St., Shawlands, Glasgow, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 360 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOMINION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 20.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and 4 kilometres south of the Arras-Cambrai main road. DOMINION CEMETERY is 2.5 kilometres north-east of the village, about 545 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap badge of the 134th Bn which he originally joined before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Photo BGen Young 15th Bn Memorial Project.

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– The 15th Battalion memorial at Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, France on the site of the wooded hill known during the war as ‘The Crow’s Nest’. The 15th Battalion assaulted and captured ‘The Crow’s Nest”on 01 Sept 1918 in the opening phase of the Canadian attack on the Drocourt-Queant Line. The memorial was dedicated on 26 April 2010 to those of the 15th Battalion who fell here and in the breakthrough of the D-Q line in early September 1918.  	

DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Document– Pt II Orders 15th Bn dated 10/9/1918 noting fatal casualties suffered 31 Aug to 2 Sep 1918.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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