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Charles Fred Labeau

In memory of:

Corporal Charles Fred Labeau

September 27, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


2nd Bn.


London Gazette # 31128 dated 14 January 1919, "During the attack on Upton Wood on 30 August 1918, when the officer and senior N.C.O.'s had become casualties, he took charge of the platoon, which he led with great gallantry and skill, under very heavy fire, making daring reconnaissances before leading his men to a position. He set a very fine example to his platoon and inspired them with great confidence by his high qualities of leadership."

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


February 25, 1892
City View, Ontario


May 30, 1916
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Mary Labeau of City View, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 443 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. A. 11.


Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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