CEF Soldier Detail

Private Arthur Carriere
Died: September 1, 1918

Regimental Number:
101351
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
2nd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
St. Scholastique, Quebec
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Joseph & Zephirine Lacroix Carriere; parents; St. Scholastique, Quebec
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
March 12, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Farmer and blacksmith
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
October 10, 1915
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
36 Inches
Expansion:
3 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
September 1, 1918
Age at Death:
31
Buried at:
Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Plot:
LXVI. G. 6.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1518-63
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 2nd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Private Canadian Infantry 233rd Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 178th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 66th Battalion

Son of Joseph and Zephirine Lacroix Carriere, of Ste. Scholastique, County of Two Mountains, P.Q., Canada.

Arthur Carriere was born on 12 March 1887 at St Scholastique, Cote Deux Montagnes (Country of Two Mountains) Quebec, son of Joseph & Zephirine Lacroix Carriere. He enlisted in the 66th Overseas Battalion at Edmonton, Alberta on 22 September 1915, at which time he was unmarried and working as a farmer and blacksmith. His original medical examination had been done on 22 September 1915 at Grande Prairie. He listed his father, also of St Scholastique, Quebec, as next-of-kin. On 30 April 1916, he was transferred to the 233rd Battalion, and then to the 178th Battalion on 17 March 1917.

Private A. Carriere was wounded on 28 August 1918, during the Battle of Arras, and died a few days later on 1 September. He was buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais (Grave Ref. LXVI.G.6).