CHANNING, HUGHES

Birthdate
Birthplace
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age
28
Parents
Son of Elizabeth Woods of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Church of England
Occupation
Carpenter
Service number
C/10435
Engagement
1940-06-08, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Overseas
1941-07-01, United Kingdom
Disembarked
1944-06-12, France
Date of death
1944-10-15
Died
Netherlands, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, R.C.I.C.
Cemetery reference
Plot 4 | Row D | Grave 9
Grave Adopted
Unknown
Military grave
Additional info

Assigned to the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa on June 10, 1940.

Qualified Driver I/C (Wheeled) on September 19, 1942.

The Cameron Highlanders Of Ottawa war diary reports on October 15, 1944:
179088 (Driesprongweg/ Savooyaardsweg, Biervliet, Netherlands)

6 Platoon were to consolidate with the North Shore Regiment Lieutenant Ashman and recce party went forward with the North Shore, however the North Shore met heavily resistance and the recce party returned until 1700 hrs when the Platoon was called forward. Due to enemy shelling the Platoon returned after dark. 7 Platoon remained unchanged and they came under enemy shelling during the day. 8 Platoon took up a position at 192083 (Savooyaardsweg/ Spanjaardsweg near camping Buijsse, Netherlands) and assisted the Le Regiment De La Chaudiere forward.