Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gilbert Neil McArthur

In memory of:

Private Gilbert Neil McArthur

March 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

853742

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 26, 1898

Commemorated on Page 453 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. K. 3.

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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  • Cenotaph– Private Gilbert Neil McArthur is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private Gilbert Neil McArthur is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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