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Charles Percy Insley

In memory of:

Private Charles Percy Insley

March 24, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

425673

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

45th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late William and Mary Insley, of Shackerstone, Atherstone, England.

Commemorated on Page 21 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRANDON CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

L.28. B."C." S.16.

Location:

This cemetery is located 700 metres south of 18th Street and Richmond Avenue, on Highway 10.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Private Skelton and Private Insley were buried side-by-side in the Brandon Municipal Cemetery (Brandon, Manitoba, Canada). The soldiers had a double military funeral - the first ever held in the city according to the Brandon Daily Sun (26 March 1915).  Both men were members of the 45th Battalion and had succumbed to pneumonia.
  • Grave Marker– Charles Percy Insley grave stone in Brandon cemetery

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