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Charles Aveling

In memory of:

Private Charles Aveling

February 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

841927

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

"D" Coy. 24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 13, 1881

Son of Mary Ann Aveling, of London, England; husband of Jessie J. Aveling, of Lennoxville, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 18.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Sherbrooke Monument– Cover of the original program distributed at the unveiling of the Sherbrooke WWI memorial on November 7th, 1926, and two images of the monument.   The monument was designed by Mr. G. W. Hill of Montreal, Quebec with bronze figures cast in Belgium and granite from the Stanstead district.  The bronze Memorial tablet lists 249 names.

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