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Arthur Henry Grant

In memory of:

Private Arthur Henry Grant

January 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

654265

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 4, 1897

Son of Lydia and the late William Grant, of Clinton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 246 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:

IV. B. 18.

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.

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  • Inscription– Private Arthur Henry Grant is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • War Memorial– Private Arthur Henry Grant is also commemorated on the Memorial in Clinton, ON … First World War names … Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the  London Free Press Jan. 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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