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Name; Charles Churchill Stingel Regimental Number: 438072 Rank: Corporal Division: 3rd Battalion Date of Birth: August 15, 1889 Place of Birth: Carleton, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia Trade: Locomotive Fireman (Canadian Pacific Railway, Fort William, Ontario) Marital Status: Single Place of Enlistment: Fort William, Ontario Address at Enlistment: Fort William, Ontario Date of Enlistment: December 19, 1914/July 23, 1915 Age at Enlistment: 24/25 Height: 5 feet, 9 inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Trade: Locomotive Fireman (Canadian Pacific Railway, Fort William, Ontario) Marital Status: Single Next of Kin: Ronald Stingel, Carleton, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia (Father) Address at Enlistment: Fort William, Ontario Date of Death: April 9, 1917 Age at Death: 28 Cause of Death: Killed in Action (Vimy Ridge) Cemetery: Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference: II. A. 17. Commemorated on Page 333 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 19 Charles Stingel was the son of Ronald Stingel and Bessie Jane (Churchill) Stingel of Carleton, Yarmouth Co., NS. He enlisted with the 52nd Battalion in Ontario in December 1914. At Shorncliffe Camp in England he was transferred to the 3rd Battalion on August 28, 1915 and promoted to Corporal on November 1, 1916 while serving in France. He was killed in action on April 9, 1917 at Vimy Ridge. Read: Letters from the Front (letters written by Charles Stingel)
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