Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Wentworth Jenkins

In memory of:

Private Charles Wentworth Jenkins

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

901120

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

September 9, 1892
Springhill, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 8, 1916
Amherst, Nova Scotia

Son of Robert and Alice Jenkins, of Amherst; husband of Lily Mae Jenkins, of 30, Academy St., Amherst, Nova Scotia. He listed his civilian occupation as machinist. He sailed to England on board the S.S. Olympic on 18 October 1916 joining the 193 Bn. He was later transferred to the 42nd Battalion where he remained until his death.

Commemorated on Page 263 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:

X. A. 6.

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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  • 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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