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Charles Edward Henry Christopher

In memory of:

Gunner Charles Edward Henry Christopher

April 15, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

5730

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Additional Information


Husband of Hannah E. Christopher, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

S.F. G.22.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Death Card– Library and Archives Canada

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-119.01-e.php?q2=36&q3=2856&sqn=254&tt=1347&PHPSESSID=qv2sr4fp4mjc07uma37fn43ee7
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Charles Edward Henry Christopher in Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice in Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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