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Charles Edward Borrows

In memory of:

Private Charles Edward Borrows

October 6, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


"A" Coy. 58th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Charles E. and Elizabeth Borrows. of 196, Winsover Rd., Spalding, Lincs.

Commemorated on Page 371 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. B. 30.


Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 41 of 934
  • Grave marker– Photo of Charles Edward Borrows gravestone at Duisans British Cemetery, Étrun, France. It reads 3106184 Private C.E. Borrows. 58th BN. Canadian Inf. 6th October 1918. Age 20. Inscription: "He Nobly Answered Duty's Call He Gave His Life For Us and All."
  • Photo of CHARLES EDWARD BORROWS– Photo from Stuart Smith. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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