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Walker, Charles Henry
Warren, Manitoba
Woodlands, Manitoba
Died: Aug 23,1918

Commemorated at
St. Souplet British Cemetery, France

Charles Henry Walker was born August 4, 1893 at Woodlands, Manitoba. Single and living at Warrenton, Manitoba, Walker worked as a farmer before enlisting at Ashern, Manitoba March 8, 1916. Overseas in September 1916 with the 108th Battalion, Walker went on to serve as a Private with the Canadian Expeditionary Force attached to the 43rd Battalion (Cameron Highlanders of Canada) during the First World War. Part of the 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division, the 43rd Battalion fought in France near Arras during the Hundred Days Offensive, moving into Amiens in early August 1918. Wounded by gunshot and taken prisoner of war by German forces, Private Charles Henry Walker died of his wounds at a German hospital on August 23, 1918. He is commemorated at the St. Souplet British Cemetery, Nord, France, and on the 108th Battalion War Memorial, the Stonewall War Memorial, and the Woodlands War Memorial, all in Manitoba. Son of Thomas Bolton and Ida Walker of Grosse Isle, Manitoba; brother of Redfern, Thomas LeRoy, John Bolton, George William, Ida Rebecca, Mary Ann, Lorne, and Rupert-Valentine Walker; he was 25 years old. Citation(s): Victory Medal, British War Medal “When you go home, tell them of us and say, for your tomorrow, we gave our today.”

With Help From
Rural Municipality of Woodlands
Memorial: Woodlands, Manitoba