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Charles Auguste Cornellier

In memory of:

Private Charles Auguste Cornellier

November 8, 1918

Saint-Saulve, France

Military Service


Service Number:

1105015

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 23, 1898
Montréal (St-Jacques), Québec

Enlistment:

April 30, 1917
Montréal, Québec

Son of Arthur Cornellier and Louisa Laferrière, of Lowell, Massachusetts.

His unit was on continuous pursuit of the retreating enemy. Near Anzin, in the Valenciennes area, on 5 November 1918, Charles-Auguste was wounded to a thigh and was evacuated to the 6th Field Ambulance in Saint-Saulve. He died on 8 November, three days before the Armistice.

Commemorated on Page 389 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUIEVRECHAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

In South-East part.

Location:

Quievrechain Communal Cemetery contains six Commonwealth burials of the First World War.

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:  CORBI TO COZNI.  Microform Sequence 23; Volume Number 31829_B016732. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 167.  Page 141 of 900.

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