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Charles Herbert Blake

In memory of:

Private Charles Herbert Blake

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

285443

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 75th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 27, 1897
Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, England

Son of Herbert and Pauline Blake, of West Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY MILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 16

Location:

Dury is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 1 kilometre north of the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). Approximately 16 kilometres from Arras travelling towards Cambrai on the D939 is the Canadian Forces Memorial at Dury. 300 metres after the Memorial the Cemetery is signposted to the left towards Dury village. 200 metres from the D939 the cemetery is signposted to the left. It is located in open fields, and is approached along an unsurfaced track about 500 metres long.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 659 of 734
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Plaque

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