Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Walter Lewis

In memory of:

Private Charles Walter Lewis

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

410810

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 31, 1887
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 31, 1915
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of James and Catherine Lewis (1939, 1940 and 1941 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother). Husband of Maud Albert Lewis, Hull, Quebec.

Brother of, Henry Bartle Lewis, was killed on November 27, 1915, in Belgium while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 119 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. D. 15.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Silver Cross Mother 1941 Catherine Lewis. Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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