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Baseball's Greatest Sacrifice


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Those Who Died That Others Might Be Free

 

Canadian CrossArthur Judges

 

Date and Place of Birth: 1916 Toronto, Ontario Canada
Date and Place of Death: December 11, 1944 Holland
Baseball Experience: Amateur
Position: unknown   
Rank: Private
Military Unit: Lincoln and Welland Regiment, Royal Canadian Army
Area Served: European Theater of Operations

 

Arthur G Judges was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1916. He attended Humberside Collegiate Institute in Toronto and later moved to Parry Sound where he was employed at the Bank of Nova Scotia. Judges took an active part in baseball and hockey while in Parry Sound.

 

He enlisted in August 1943 and arrived in Europe in June 1944, taking an advanced clerical course in England. Serving with the Lincoln and Welland Regiment in Holland, Private Judges was reported missing in December 1944. It was later confirmed that he had been killed in action on December 11.

 

Arthur Judges is buried at the Groesbeek Memorial Cemetery in Holland.

 

Added November 7, 2006

 

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