Pte
Arthur Walker Peters

Information about birth

Date of birth:
31/03/1894
Place of birth:
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

General information

Profession:
Banker
Religion:
Baptist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
129882
Enlistment date:
1/10/1915
Enlistment place:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 102nd Bn. (Central Ontario)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
01/11/1917
Place of death:
Vienna Cottages - Stein Hof, Passendale, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
23

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 Place of death or original burial place

My story

"Killed in Action." The Company to which he belonged moved from the support line to the front line South West of Passchendaele, on the night of October 31st/ November 1st 1917, and after the relief was completed Private Peters was sent on outpost duty in a railway cutting. Whilst there he was hit in the head by shrapnel from enemy shell and instantly killed.

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