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Alexander William Charlton

In memory of:

Private Alexander William Charlton

May 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

114298

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

December 23, 1880

Son of Isaac and Mary Anne Charlton, of Rockfield, Riverstown, Co. Sligo.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. M. 12.

Location:

MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 2 Kilometres east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 800 metres along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

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:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 721 of 958.
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