Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arthur Traherne Rickards

In memory of:

Captain Arthur Traherne Rickards

September 13, 1917

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Despatches. Son of Frederick Traherne Rickards and Elsie Compton Rickards, of 25, Corfton Rd., Ealing, London.

Commemorated on Page 580 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. A. 5.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Arthur Traherne  Rickards– Captain Arthur Traherne  Rickards
Royal Flying Corps  KIA Sept. 13th 1917
  • Photo of  Arthur Traherne Rickards– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.

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