Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Edwin Shears

In memory of:

Private Charles Edwin Shears

June 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

925128

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 28, 1883

Son of William and the late Hannah Shears, of Freshwater, Isle of Wight. Born at Barnsley, Yorks, England.

Commemorated on Page 324 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:

III. C. 1.

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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