Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Herbert Wright

In memory of:

Private Charles Herbert Wright

March 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

107632

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

June 25, 1891

Son of Charles and Ellen M. Wright, of Canoe, British Columbia. Born at Holland, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 185 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 25.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of April 8, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist58y102uvic#mode/1up
  • War Memorial– War Memorial, Salmon Arm & District, British Columbia. Inscribed:
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM SALMON ARM DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. OUR HEROIC DEAD / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE.
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  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker

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