Arthur Wear

Arthur Yancey Wear (March 1, 1880 – November 6, 1918) was an American tennis player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.[1] He was the son of James H. Wear and the brother of Joseph Wear. In 1904 he won the bronze medal with his partner Clarence Gamble in the doubles competition.[2] He died during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France in World War I.[2][3]

Arthur Wear
Personal information
Born(1880-03-01)March 1, 1880
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
DiedNovember 6, 1918(1918-11-06) (aged 38)
Argonne Forest, France

Personal lifeEdit

Wear served as a captain in the 89th Infantry Division during World War I.[4] He died of a perforated ulcer during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in November 1918.[2] He is buried at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.[4]

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  1. ^ "Arthur Wear". Olympedia. Retrieved February 22, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Arthur Wear Olympic Results". Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved January 29, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on April 17, 2020. Retrieved August 3, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b "Arthur Y. Wear". American Battle Monuments Commission. Retrieved May 21, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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