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D'Arcy Rein Wadsworth

In memory of:

Lieutenant D'Arcy Rein Wadsworth

October 18, 1916

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"B" Coy 75th Bn

Additional Information


Son of William Rein and Florence Mary Wadsworth, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 177 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 22.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of D'ARCY REIN WADSWORTH– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of D'arcy Rein Wadsworth– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during WWI.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Should read 84th Bn. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Globe for 8 November 1916.
  • Memorial Plaque– A brass Memorial Tablet containing the names of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during WWI.   It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921.  UCC is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial– The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".

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