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Arthur Durman

In memory of:

Lieutenant Arthur Durman

October 15, 1917

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

October 14, 1888
Limerick, Ireland

Enlistment:

November 2, 1914
Montreal, Quebec

Son of the late Serjt. Maj. F. J. Durman (3rd Hussars) and Mrs. M. E. Durman, of 206, Belgrave Avenue, Notre Dame de Grace, Montreal. Glasgow, Scotland.

Brother of Private Fred Durman, who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 232 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. K. 23.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of ARTHUR DURMAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ARTHUR DURMAN– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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