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Waters Arthur Stanley
3rd Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles
20 december 1892 , Harne Valley , Oregon , USA
1 december 1915
Son of Mary Ann Waters , née Thompson
Brother of J.W. Waters , Abilene , Alberta , Canada
When he was a young child he moved , to Milk River -Alberta ,with his family. His mother died in 1897 and , after his father remarried, the family lived at Green Lake, a Seattle suburb.
Arthur attended school and later worked on a fruit ranch. In 1905, the family moved to the Cork district of Alberta.
5'10" = 1.78m
Berks Cemetery Extension
Plot II , Row D , Stone 33
4 february 1915
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27 november 1915
1 december 1915
Enlisted at Edmonton , Alberta
Left Montreal aboard the RMS Megantic
Arrived in England and was based at Shorncliffe Training Camp, for extensive training courses.
Received verbal order to prepare for transport.
Regiment arrived , at 6.10pm , at Folkestone Wharf and left for France at 6h40pm.
They arrived at Boulogne around 9pm where they marched out to N°3 Large Rest Camp arriving at 10.30pm.
He was admitted to N°13 Stationary Hospital.
He reported back from hospital to his regiment which was posted at the time at St. Eloi Estaminet in the Ypres sector.
He moved out of rest camp to Hill 63 in the Ploegsteert area.
Arthur was killed ,at 2.30pm, during heavy shelling on the trenches and was buried near the Regimental Headquarters at Rosenburg Chateau Military Cemetery.