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Charles John Albert Avis

In memory of:

Private Charles John Albert Avis

August 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

58148

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

20th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 13, 1893

Son of John and Annie E. Avis, of 68, Hazelton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. J. 3.

Location:

Aix-Noulette is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 13 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. From Arras take the D937 towards Bethune. At Aix-Noulette, turn right at the church. The AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION are a few hundred metres on the left side of the road to Bully-Grenay.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– Ready for the Fray, was a war time column in the Toronto Evening Telegram.  Photographs and addresses of soldiers were included.  Photos of Charles and William Avis were included in the April 21, 1915 issue.
  • Sons of England War Memorial– Designed by Charles Adamson in bronze and granite, the Sons of England war memorial is located on University Avenue at Elm Street in Toronto.  The inscription on this 1923 Memorial reads:   ¿ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF TORONTO DISTRICTS SONS OF ENGLAND BENEFIT SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR¿.
  • Close up of Sons of England War Memorial– Charles John Albert Avis' name is included on the SOE War Memorial.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Press Clipping

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