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Charles Alexander Moss

In memory of:

Major Charles Alexander Moss

October 24, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)


3rd Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Sir Charles and Lady Moss, of Toronto, Ontario. Husband of Elizabeth B. Moss, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 139 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 2. 15.


The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– The Golden Book : The Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Memorial– The Golden Book : The Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Charles Alexander Moss– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Major Charles Alexander Moss is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Monument– Moss Family Monument in St. James Cemetery (Toronto) with dedication to Major Charles Alexander Moss.  St. James Cemetery is on Parliament Street just before Bloor Street.
  • Monument Photo 2
  • Photo 2 of Charles Alexander Moss
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo 3 of Charles Alexander Moss– Photograph of Major Charles Alexander Moss accompanying a lengthy tribute in the Toronto Star's October 25th, 1916 edition.  The death of Major Moss was deeply felt in the city of Toronto.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2– Tribute to Major Charles A. Moss from the Toronto Star's October 25th, 1916 edition.
  • Newspaper Clipping 3– Toronto Star Editorial dedicated to Major Charles A. Moss from the October 26th, 1916 edition.
  • Tribute– Description of Memorial Tribute to Major Charles Alexander Moss by the Royal Grenadiers in Toronto.
  • Newspaper Clipping 4– Description of 1916 Memorial Service for Major Charles A. Moss held at St. James Cathedral on King Street West in Toronto.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque dedicated to Major Charles Alexander Moss.  Located at St. James Cathedral, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Honour Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club Memorial– The Royal Canadian Yacht Club World War One Memorial, Toronto, Ontario.  
Images of the 1926 unveiling ceremony and the names listed on the side 
panels of the sun dial memorial. This unveiling and the photographs were 
presented in a special edition booklet entitled "In Memoriam 1914-1918".
  • Photo of Charles Alexander Moss– Charles Moss top left.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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