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Hugh Arthur Rees

In memory of:

Corporal Hugh Arthur Rees

August 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

77840

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 16, 1892
Weymouth, England

Enlistment:

October 22, 1914
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Mrs. Mercy Nixon Rees, of Westminster, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 152 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

READING CEMETERY
Berkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

A/C. Screen Wall.

Location:

READING CEMETERY is on the eastern side of the town at the junction of the road to London (A4) and to Wokingham (A329). Plot 72 is the War Graves Plot and contains 97 graves. This plot is situated at the back of the cemetery, in the right hand corner from the entrance. The Plot consists of a grassed-over area on which stands a Cross of Sacrifice; the graves are unmarked and commemoration of the casualties buried there is on a Sreen Wall at the back of the Plot. The cemetery contains 204 War Graves.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 3, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y229uvic/mode/1up?view=theater.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 10, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y235uvic/mode/1up?view=theater.
  • Photo of HUGH ARTHUR REES– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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