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Charles Burnaby Tinling

In memory of:

Lieutenant Charles Burnaby Tinling

April 15, 1917

Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


Son of Charles W. and Louisa Brett Tinling, of Montreal, Quebec. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University, and had passed with honours in his third year in Medicine. He was Sergeant-Major of No. 3 Canadian Hospital for nearly two years, and then took his commission in the 42nd Royal Highlanders of Canada.

Commemorated on Page 339 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. H. 62.

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– From the Daily Colonist of April 18, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y111uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.

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