Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Earl Pelkey

In memory of:

Acting Corporal Charles Earl Pelkey

June 2, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

R/85146

Age:

50

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#3 Repair Depot

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-45, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp

Additional Information


Born:

May 1, 1895
Chatham, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 3, 1941

Son of deceased parents, Alfred and Margaret Pelkey; husband of Elizabeth Mary (née Burness) and father of Ronald Earl Pelkey, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Acting Corporal Pelkey enlisted in Regina, Saskatchewan. Acting Corporal Pelkey also served in the 18th Battalion, 2nd Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), attaining the rank of Private. He served from 1916 to 1919.

Commemorated on Page 553 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 3. Plot 17. Lot 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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