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George Arthur Chelsom

In memory of:

Lance Corporal George Arthur Chelsom

July 1, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

81147

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1882

Husband of Mrs. Chelsom, of 1425, Avenue H North, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 20.

Location:

The village of Choques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Choques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim, then take the first turning on the right and the CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Catchpole to Chignell. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 851 of 958.

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