Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Raymond

In memory of
Corporal
Charles Raymond
September 14, 1914

Military Service:

Service Number:
6693
Age:
32
Force:
Army
Unit:
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Division:
2nd Bn.

Additional Information:

Husband of Ella Isabel Raymond, of 35, Church St., Aldershot.

Commemorated on Page 565 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL ; Seine-et-Marne, France
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
La Ferte-sous-Jouarre is a small town 66 kilometres to the east of Paris, and the Memorial is situated in a small park on the south bank of the River Marne, just off the main road to Paris. The Memorial Register is kept at the Town Hall. The La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial commemorates nearly 4,000 officers and men of the British Expeditionary Force who died in August, September and the early part of October 1914 and who have no known grave. The monument consists of a rectangular block of stone, 62 feet by 30 feet and 24 feet high, with the names of the dead engraved on stone panels on all sides of the monument. The monument is surmounted by a sarcophagus and a trophy carved in stone. At the four corners of the pavement are stone piers with urns, carved with the coats of arms of the Empire.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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