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William James Charles

In memory of:

Corporal William James Charles

August 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

454970

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

21st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to the London Gazette dated 24 Jnauary 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 1, 1891
London, England

Enlistment:

July 4, 1915
Peterborough, Ontario

Son of Richard and Elizabeth Charles, of Ponders End, Middlesex, England. Husband of Mrs. Henrietta Charles of Peterborough, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 383 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 18.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

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:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 715 of 958.
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