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Charles John Armour

In memory of:

Corporal Charles John Armour

July 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

166455

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

2nd

Additional Information


Born:

January 7, 1888

Son of Archibald and Jane Armour, of 59, Breadalbane St., Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 47 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:

K. 38.

Location:

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, in the village of Dikkebus itself. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the DICKEBUSH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left off the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church lies the cemetery. This cemetery lies opposite Dickebusch New Military Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of CHARLES JOHN ARMOUR– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CHARLES JOHN ARMOUR– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Montage– The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • Dickebushe Cemetery's Entrance
  • Grave Marker

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