Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Christopher Carruthers

In memory of:

Sergeant Christopher Carruthers

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

135445

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

September 24, 1890
Annan, Scotland

Enlistment:

July 19, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of George and Elizabeth Carruthers, of Annan, Scotland. Husband of Nellie Carruthers, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 213 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 8.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Plaque
  • War Memorial – The World War One memorial tablet for the Toronto Railway Employees Union is located through the doors of Old City Hall, Queen Street, Toronto. Pte. Christopher Carruther's name was included on this memorial.
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription – Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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