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Arthur Leonard Edwards

Information about birth

Date of birth:
26/05/1884
Place of birth:
Sussex, England, United Kingdom

General information

last known residence:
20 William Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Profession:
Plumber
Religion:
Church of England

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
835818
Enlistment date:
29/03/1916
Enlistment place:
Kingston, Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Machine Gun Corps, 12th Coy.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
30/10/1917
Place of death:
Tyne Cottage, Tyne Cot, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
33

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 32.

Points of interest 4

#1 Place of birth
#2 Last known residence
#3 Enlistment place
#4 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." He was killed on the morning of 30th October, 1917, by direct hit on machine gun and crew. At the time they were continuing the harrassing fire necessary after the advance of the 3rd and 4th Divisions in attack near Passchendaele.

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