Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ludwig Van Beethoven Chisholm

In memory of:

Gunner Ludwig Van Beethoven Chisholm

February 13, 1919

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Garrison Artillery


10th Siege Bty. 2nd Bde.

Additional Information

Son of Arthur Chisholm and Jessie Chapman (formerly Chisholm), of Westville, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 531 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

D. 6.


CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located midway between Mons (37 Km) and Namur (40 Km) on the N90. On reaching Charleroi from Mons the cemetery is located from the ring (R9) following the direction of Mons A54. After 2 Km follow direction Lodelinsart. Turn left onto the N 569 then left again after 50 metres onto the Rue de Loakelinsart. 500 metres along this road turn right onto the Rue P. Paulus (U turn). Take the first right hand turning (still called the Rue P. Paulus), then turn left onto Rue Cayauderie, then take the second right turning onto Rue Betleem, followed by the first right hand turning onto Rue de Preseytere. The CHARLEROI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 50 metres further. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Ludwig van Beethoven Chisholm– Photo of Ludwig van Beethoven Chisholm, from an aunt's photo album.   He received his unusual name because his father, Arthur Chisholm, who was blind from childhood, was a professional musician , and professor of music at the Halifax school for the Blind.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 97 of 1068.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article
  • Cemetery– Charleroi Communal Cemetery in Belgium.
  • Cemetery– Charleroi Communal Cemetery in Belgium.
  • Grave Marker– Charleroi Communal Cemetery in Belgium

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