10th Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (Canadian Army)
26/04/1915 (Killed in Action)
James Arthurs was born in 1880 in Dungannon. James was a brother of Miss Mary Arthurs, Dungannon, County Tyrone. Before re-enlisting, he had previously served over 8 years. He was working as a labourer in Canada before he re-enlisted on 26th September 1914. Private James W Arthurs died on 26th April 1915. Aged 38.
Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders. The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while members of the local Fire Brigade sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.