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Captain Carleton Carrol Green

Captain Carleton Carrol Green

Male 1888 - 1916  (28 years)

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  • Name Carleton Carrol Green 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 20 Jun 1888  Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Green, Carleton Carroll Captain. Enlisted with the Algonquin Rangers (97th Regiment), in December 1914. Transferred to 37th Battalion and to 13th Montreal Highlanders. Presbyterian. Born at Parkhill, Ontario June 20, 1888, educated at Galt Collegiate Institute. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler Green of Kitchener, Ontario. He married Mabel McKinnon of Haileybury, Ontario and has two children. He was a newspaper man of the North Country, being mining editor of the Cobalt Daily Nugget. He went overseas with 37th Battalion in 1915 and was in the trenches early in 1916. He was killed in action at Courcelette September 26, 1916 and buried with his major and the Colonel of his battalion with full military honors.1a

      1aGreen, Carleton Carroll: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 14 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2836767/data?n=2
    Green,CarltonC.-Ww1.jpg
    Green,CarltonC.-Ww1.jpg
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, 97th Regiment, Service #409618 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Captain, 37th Battalion / 13th Battalion 
    Name Carl Green 
    Residence Haileybury, Nippissing District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-26828P 
    Died 26 Sep 1916  Courcelette, , Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Buried Albert Communal Cemetery, Extension, Albert, , Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I26828  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father James Wheeler Green,   b. 10 Jun 1850, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Frances Cecilia Croll,   b. 25 Mar 1865, Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1887  Clinton, Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F7014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel,   b. Nov 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F51903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Carleton Carroll Green
    Carleton Carroll Green
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection
    Green,CarltonC.-Ww1-001.jpg
    Green,CarltonC.-Ww1-001.jpg
    source Kitchener Public Library

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 21500-1888 Carleton Carrel Green.

    2. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Green / James Wheeler Green / 1849-1939 / his beloved wife / Frances Cecelia Croll / 1865-1950 / Capt. Carleton C. Green, son / 1888-1916 / buried in France / Erma L. Green (Parks) dau. 1890-1981 [Union Jack]

    3. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-6 Page 11.

    4. [S2338] Census - Canada - 1911, Nipissing Sub-Districts 44-116, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,511.

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

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S2443] Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948.
      Carleton Carroll Green Death Date: 26 Sep 1916 Rank: Captain Unit: 13th Battalion Cemetery: Albert Communal Cemetery Cemetery Location: France Burial Place: France

      "Killed in Action".
      During a heavy enemy bombardment around Courcelette, he was in the Headquarters Dugout when a heavy shell struck
      and demolished it. An explosion occurred at the same time and he was killed by asphyxiation and the falling debris.

    8. [S18] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration index (needs checking to original registration), 005315.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1888 - Parkhill, Middlesex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Haileybury, Nippissing District, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1916 - Courcelette, , Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Albert Communal Cemetery, Extension, Albert, , Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
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