Thursday 7 February 2008

Lance-Corporal Charles Augustus Cummins

Born on 13 October 1892 in Liverpool, England - husband of Violet Jane Cummins, Edmonton, Alberta - at time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as butcher, married, no current or previous military service, (religion) Brethren, height of 5 feet 6.5 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, clear complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 66th Battalion, CEF, in Edmonton, Alberta, on 3 July 1915 (number 100383) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 26 or 27 June 1917 - wounded on 29 September 1918 - died on 10 October 1918 of wounds received that day - buried in Bucquoy Road Cemetery (grave IV.F.8), France.

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