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Alfred Robert Charles

In memory of:

Private Alfred Robert Charles

April 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

180172

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 9, 1897
Brockley, Kent, England

Son of Alfred Hugh and Florence Amelia Charles, of Beach Drive, Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 17.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 705 of 958.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 4, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y125uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 6, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y127uvic#page/n0/mode/1up

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