Private Charles Clephane Cunningham

Ruyton Remembers

Private Charles Clephane Cunningham (467387)
7th Battalion Canadian Infantry
Born 1897 in Ruyton XI Towns
Son of James Bannerman and Eugenie Cunningham
His father was the Village Doctor.
Lived at The Grove, Church Street
Brother to Cecilia, Isabella, William Francis, Florence, Eugenie, James Robert, Phyllis.
He and two of his brothers had settled in Canada and were farming there.His eldest brother, William was a career soldier

Killed at the Battle of the Somme on the 8th September 1916 age 19
Remembered on the Vimy Memorial France and in the Churchyard of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns