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Charles Camige Cruse

In memory of:

Private Charles Camige Cruse

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2137844

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 24, 1887
South Canotia, Frontenac, Ontario

Enlistment:

November 10, 1917
Nanaimo, British Columbia

Son of Oswald Edward and Susannah Cruse of Keating, British Columbia. Brother of Oswald, George, Leonard, Clarissa, Richard and Geoffrey.

Commemorated on Page 392 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 15.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village about 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the D939, Arras to Cambrai road. SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY lies at the junction of the D15 and D16 roads, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– A photo of my Great Uncle Charlie’s gravestone in the cemetery at Sains-les-Marquion near Cambrai. Site of battle of Nord du Canal
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 233 of 890.
  • Memorial– This hall was built by local citizens including some First World War veterans and was dedicated in a ceremony on 11 November 1922. Mrs. Sybil Taylor, the mother of one of the dead, unveiled the plaque located inside the hall in November 1971.
  • War Memorial– This hall was built by local citizens including some First World War veterans and was dedicated in a ceremony on 11 November 1922. Mrs. Sybil Taylor, the mother of one of the dead, unveiled the plaque located inside the hall in November 1971.

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