McLean, Arthur Smith

Rank: Lieutenant
Branch: 13th Battalion

Arthur was born in Seaforth, Ontario on April 29, 1881. He worked in Grande Prairie as a land agent, having been transferred here in 1910. Arthur traveled to Ontario to enlist in the Canadian army in October of 1915. He received gunshot wounds to his right knee in September of 1916. On August 15, 1917, during an attack at Hill 70, Arthur received severe shrapnel wounds to his abdomen. He died of these wounds the same day at the No. 2 Canadian Field Ambulance. A memorial service was held in Grande Prairie in September of 1917.

Sources: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 207