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Arthur Owen Rees

Arthur Owen Rees

Date of Birth



Attended Borough Road College, 1915-1917

Service number


WW1 rank


Royal Fusiliers, 9th Battalion

Date of death

3/10 October 1916

Location of death



Private Arthur Owen Rees was the son of Mrs Jane Rees. He attended Borough Road College though nothing is known of his time at the college, or if he even finished his studies. On the ROH it is known that he was “killed in France, Oct. 1916”. It is possible that he took his final exams early. During the war he served with 9th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, and was killed on either 3 or 10 October 1916 aged 20.


Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1918 Annual Report