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Private Charles Ernest Powell
Male 1898 - 1918


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  25 Apr 1898  Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1  [1
    • Powell, Charles Ernest Private. He enlisted at Galt, May 25, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs.L. B. Powell, 7 Gilbert St., New St., Farsley, Leeds, England. He was killed in August 1918.1a

      1aPowell, Charles Ernest: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 15 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2846410/data?n=1

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      Son of Charles James and Laura Blanche Powell, of 10, Pearson Avenue, Hyde Park, Headingley, Leeds. Born at Leeds, England.
    Powell, Charles Ernest Private.
    Powell, Charles Ernest Private.
    He enlisted at Galt, May 25, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs.L. B. Powell, 7 Gilbert St., New St., Farsley, Leeds, England. He was killed in August 1918.



    Powell, Charles Ernest: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 15 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2846410/data?n=1
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Sapper, Signallers / 1st Tramways Company 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Service #730803 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Service #730803 
    Occupation  1916  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farm laborer 
    Misfortune  1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Misfortune  1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-38492 
    Died  11 Aug 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: died of gunshot wounds 
    Buried  Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy, , Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID  I38492  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Charles Ernest Powell Birth Date: 25 Apr 1898 Birth Location: Leeds, Yorkshire, England Residence: Hespelar, Ontario Relative: Mrs L B Powell Relationship: Mother Regiment Number: 730803

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    4. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      Charles Ernest Powell Death Date: 11 Aug 1918 Rank: Private Unit: 4th Battalion Service number: 730803 Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery Cemetery Location: 10 Miles North West of Amiens, France Burial Place: Amiens, France

      "Died of wounds."He was in the Lewis Gun Section, and whilst in the act of rushing forward during an attack on August 8th, 1918, was shot in the chest by a rifle bullet. His wound was dressed and he was evacuated to Field Ambulance, thence to No. 5 Casualty Clearing Station where he succumbed three days later.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 Apr 1898 - Leeds, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farm laborer - 1916 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Leeds, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Leeds, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: died of gunshot wounds - 11 Aug 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy, , Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
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