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Charles Albert Speirs

In memory of:

Private Charles Albert Speirs

December 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

234395

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

203rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 8, 1896

Son of Margaret Speirs, of 1347, Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Man., and the late William Alexander Speirs.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 159.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CHARLES ALBERT SPEIRS– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Eaton's Memorial Plaque

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