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.
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.