Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Ernest Cossmann

In memory of:

Private Charles Ernest Cossmann

April 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

46296

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Otto A. and Christiana Crossmann, of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 71 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. K. 11.

Location:

CHESTER FARM CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Vaartstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto the Komenseweg. 2.3 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto Vaartstraat. The cemetery is located 1.5 Km along the Vaartstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 285 of 900.
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