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Charles William McCallum

In memory of:

Gunner Charles William McCallum

September 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

86034

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

10th Bty. 3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

November 12, 1896

Son of William McCallum, of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 122 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 5.

Location:

The village of Mesnil is about 6.5 kilometres north of Albert. The town of Albert is about 25 kilometres north-east of Amiens.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Charles William McCallum enlisted in Fredericton, New Brunswick, with the 24th Canadian Overseas Field Battery . He described his occupation on his military attestation form as a clerk with the Intercolonial Railway of Canada (later absorbed by the Canadian National Railways). McCallum was born in Ayr, Scotland.  In honoured memory.
  • Memorial Plaque– Plaque of brown wood, lettering is in gold.   At the top there is a union jack and a red ensign flag, at the bottom there is a maple leaf. This plaque hung in the Second Baptist Church of Lutes Mountain (Lutes Mountain United Baptist Church) and currently hangs in the schoolroom of the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum.
Memorial Inscription: 
Marked in gold lettering: "Pupils of Lutes Mt. School erected this tablet in memory of Fellow Pupils who were killed in the Great War." Chas. McCallum Thomas Francis Oley Lutes Asail Horsman David Killam Percy Leaman George Leaman Danl. McPherson Edgar Horsman Bliss Rogers Miller Horsman.

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