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Memorable Manitobans: William James Arnold (1898-?)

Dental surgeon.

William James Arnold, born in Baldur, 1898. Son of William and Janet (Geddes) Arnold. Married Mary Elizabeth Gemmill, 1924. Educated at Pilot Mound Public and High Schools. Family came to Manitoba in the early eighties, homesteaded near Baldur. Dr. Arnold joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force, February 1916, 203rd Battalion; overseas; France, attached 52nd Battalion; saw service at Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, Arras, Cambrai, Amiens, Mons. Returned to Canada, March, 1919, resumed studies at the Dental College from which he graduated in 1924. Member, Manitoba Dental Association. Presbyterian. Recreations: Curling and golf. Address, Baldur, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 25 July 2008

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