Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Myers Cannon

In memory of:

Private Charles Myers Cannon

December 30, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

455847

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Cannon, of Portland, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 67.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Circumstances of Death Register: "Died of Wounds" While attached to the 4th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery, he was severely wounded by the premature explosion of a shell from a Stokes gun. He was evacuated to the the No. 6 Casualty Clearing Station where he died the same day.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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