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Arthur Harper Qua

In memory of:

Corporal Arthur Harper Qua

June 4, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

5180

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

1st Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

December 2, 1886

Commemorated on Page 151 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. D. 38.

Location:

RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND (Transport Farm) is located 2 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Km along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping (3)– Brantford Courier December 16, 1916.
  • Photo of Arthur Qua– Torontonensis 1906 (University of Toronto Yearbook), pg. 214.  Caption: A. H. QUA, Secretary / School of Science Y.M.C.A. Executive, 1905-06.
  • Photo of Arthur Qua– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Honour Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Article
  • Roll of Honour– The Honour Rolls for church members who died as a result of their military 
service during World War One and Two are contained within a carved wooden stand.  St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario
  • War Memorial– War Memorial dedicated to the members of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church who lost their lives in the first and second World Wars.  Located on the grounds of the church at 70 James Street South in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Inscription– Detail of the first World War names on the front of the War Memorial.
  • Paris War Memorial– Paris Ontario War Memorial. An unveiling and dedication ceremony was conducted at the memorial on November 11th, 1930. The memorial was unveiled by Mrs. R. Baldwin, mother of Nursing Sister Dorothy Baldwin. A dedicatory address was made by Lt.-Col. the Ven. Archdeacon F. G. Scott, D.S.O. (Canon Scott). Bands of the 10th Brant Dragoons and the 1st Dufferin Rifles assisted in the service. The memorial was designed and built by the Hunter Granite Works, Simcoe, Ontario. It is inscribed: 1914 - 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF PARIS WHO FELL AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Roll of Honour– This Roll of Honour appeared in the pamphlet distributed at the Paris Ontario War Memorial's unveiling and dedication ceremony on November 11th, 1930.
  • Memorial Plaque– Paris District High School First World War Memorial Plaque Paris Ontario
  • Railway Dugouts Burial Ground– The Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery, located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Cemetery located approximately 3 kilometres to the south of Ieper, Belgium. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker ... Railway Dugouts Burial Ground … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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