Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Thomson

In memory of:

Corporal Charles Thomson

August 18, 1917

Lens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

81883

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

2nd Coy.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 1, 1884
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 21, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of James and Grace Thomson, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 338 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. D. 34.

Location:

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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