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Charles Frederick Crossley

In memory of:

Private Charles Frederick Crossley

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

123271

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 17, 1884

Son of John and Jane Crossley.

Commemorated on Page 223 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:

VI. C. 16.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

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: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 889 of 890.
  • Photo of Charles Crossley– Pte Charles Crossley 70th Btn CEF as depicted in the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo, London Ontario  ---And in the Morning.
Tribute at http://21stbattalion.ca/tributeac/crossley_cf.html
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press October 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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