Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles James Gyatt

In memory of:

Sapper Charles James Gyatt

May 22, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

502511

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

Training Depot

Additional Information


Born:

April 23, 1889

Son of Mrs. Amelia Gyatt, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SHORNCLIFFE MILITARY CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

O. 405.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Oshawa War Memorial– The Oshawa Ontario War Memorial (1924) was named "The Garden of the Unforgotten". This elaborate memorial was set with stones from each Great War Allied Nation and from the battlefields where Canadians fought. A pair of electric torches were to remain burning, and a copper time capsule box with artifacts from 1924 was buried under the memorial. In 2002, the Memorial Park was redeveloped and today the park incorporates beautiful gardens. A plaque explaining the redevelopment states: "Memorial Park is regarded as hallowed ground for quiet meditation, the enjoyment of music, and especially for honouring our men and women who served in armed conflicts".
  • Plaque– This memorial is located in Oshawa, Ontario.

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