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Arthur Dimond

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Edmonton, Alberta,
Civil Parish: Shrule
Catholic Parish: Shrule
Country: Canada
Alternative Address: Derrynabuntale [Derrynabuntle],Ballymahon
Census 1901: Resident at Derrynabuntle
Census 1911: No - had emigrated.
Regiment/Unit: Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 19119
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war

Arthur was born on 15 March 1883 in Longford. He was one of 5 children, including William, Sarah, George and Thomas. He was in the 8th Royal Irish Hussars before emigrating to Canada in 1902 with his brother Thomas. Prior to his enlistment in September 1914, he was working as an electrician. He lived in Edmonton, Alberta until his death in June 1953 and he is buried in Beechmount Cemetery.

Parents Names: Son of Annie Dimond, Derrynabuntle, Ballymahon.
Notes: The 1901 Census puts his date of birth closer to 1879. The 8th Kings Royal Irish Hussars was a light cavalry unit which served in Ireland.

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