26 April 1916: 137/15564 Luit. Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin, 1e bataillon de carabiniers-cycliste

Killed in action near Steenstraat, Flanders o

Born at Furfooz, Namur on 14 September 1890, Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war.

Mobilised on 1 August 1914, he saw action at the Battle of Halen and the Battle of the Yser before settling into the static warfare on the Yser front from the winter of 1914 through to 1916.

Arthur was killed in action after being fatally shot through the mouth – possibly by a German sniper - near Steenstraat, Flanders on 26 April 1916.

He was buried in the Belgian Military Cemetery at Hoogstade.

26 April 1916 killed in action.

 

Research by David O'Mara

 

 

Reference:

Geschiedenis der Regimenten: Zwarte Duivels (Karabiniers-Wielrijders)

(http://www.tenboome.webruimtehosting.net/guldenboek/Guldenboekprojecttotaal/regimenten/zwarteduivels.htm )

Belgian War Dead Register : ( http://www.wardeadregister.be/de/belgian-war-dead-datenbank )

Belgian War Graves (CD-ROM) : Patrick d