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Charles Kirkness

In memory of:

Private Charles Kirkness

January 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

135762

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1891

Son of Peter and Margaret Ann Kirkness, of Orkney, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 4.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque
  • Memorial– The memorial tablet for the City of Toronto employees is located through the doors of Old City Hall, Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario. Pte. Charles Kirkness' name is included on this memorial.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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