Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Stobie McLean

In memory of:

Private Charles Stobie McLean

October 22, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

229365

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 18, 1894
Fair Isle, Scotland

Enlistment:

September 2, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Donald and Mary McLean, of Fair Isle, Shetland.

Commemorated on Page 128 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. C. 5.

Location:

Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres west of Albert. The WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the east side of the village and the EXTENSION is on the eastern side of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Photo of Charles Stobie McLean– Charles Stobie McLean grew up on Fair Isle in Shetland, Scotland.  Moved to Canada in 1911 and worked as a clerk for the Hudson Bay Company.  Joined the 61st Battalion in 1915 and along with his brother Kenneth McLean went to Europe in early 1916 where they were both transferred to the 44th Battalion.  Charles was wounded on October 21, 1916 and died the next day.  His brother Kenneth was killed three days later on October 25, 1916.
  • Photo of CHARLES STOBIE MCLEAN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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