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8067   Private Charles Lennox
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 09/03/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Charles Lennox was born in Aughrim, Magherafelt about 1888. The family moved to Scotland. Charles Lennox joined the Cameroonian Highlanders around 1909. Private Charles Lennox was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders when he was killed in action in France on Tuesday 9th March 1915. He had been writing a letter to his relatives. At the time of his death, his parents were living in Shettleston, Glasgow.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery Windy Corner
  Cuinchy, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Grave VI-B-31
CWGC Casualty 195058
Cuinchy is a village about 7 kms east of the town of Bethune and north of the N41 which runs between Bethune and La Bassee. About 1 km north-west of the village are cross roads known as Windy Corner, and Guards Cemetery is a little west of these cross roads.
References and Links
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1 Evening Times ROH 1914-15 Lennox Charleton Glasgow Private Cameron Highlanders 09-Mar-15
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private C Lennox's grave can be purchased here
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