Arthur Owen Rees

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

Attended Borough Road College, 1915-1917

Service number

9849

WW1 rank

Private

Royal Fusiliers, 9th Battalion

Date of death

3/10 October 1916

Location of death

France

Buried/memorial

Buried/Memorial

Biography

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.

Sources

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

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