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Charles Gilchrist Gunn

In memory of:

Private Charles Gilchrist Gunn

August 19, 1942


Dieppe, France

Military Service


Service Number:

H/19405

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Born:

June 25, 1918
West Kildonan, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 2, 1939
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Donald and Louisa Gunn, of West Kildonan, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 78 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 34.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Paying respects
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Charles Gunn– Photo of CH. G Gunn, Piper of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada. One of the 5 Pipers who landed on August 19th, 1942 in Dieppe for the operation "Jubilee". Career soldier and Piper too, :playing for the duty of remembrance for years, I am proud to Honour its memory.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens)

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