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Francis Charles Carlyle

In memory of:

Sergeant Francis Charles Carlyle

September 27, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


2nd Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information

Son of Charles and Mary Carlyle, of Carleton, Carlisle, England. He served as James Anderson and he is also commemorated on page 359.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. A. 9.


Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

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:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 289 of 1004.
He enlisted with the 176th Battalion under the name James Anderson,in St. Catharines, Ontario on May 26, 1916. He was taken on strength in the 2nd Battalion, in the field on October 14, 1916.  His Digitized service record ( states that he was killed in action on September 27, 1916, but contains no further information of the circumstances of his death.
  • Grave Marker– Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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