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Charles Southwell De Gruchy

In memory of:

Lieutenant Charles Southwell De Gruchy

July 18, 1917

France

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Citation(s):

Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1890
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 3, 1916
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip de Gruchy, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 226 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:

. II. A. 18.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 457 of 1036.
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source: McGill Daily October 1, 1917

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