CHARLET, ERNEST

Birthdate
Birthplace
Warsaw, Llowe, Poland
Age
21
Parents
Son of Karl and Fanny Levine Charlet of Winnipeg, Manitoba
Religion
Jewish
Occupation
Trimmer (cloth)
Service number
H/69954
Engagement
1942-06-12, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Disembarked
1944-06-30, France
Date of death
1944-10-20
Died
Belgium, Died of wounds
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 4 | Row A | Grave 11

"HE THAT HATH CLEAN HANDS AND A PURE HEART SHALL RECEIVE GOD'S BLESSINGS"

Military grave
Additional info

Overseas on May 26, 1944.

Awarded 1 Good Conduct Badge on June 12, 1944.

Assigned to the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada on July 26, 1944.

Wounded on October 20, 1944. Large penetration wound back of the head. Shell wound. Died on the way to hospital in Eeklo, Belgium.

The Queen's Own Rifles war diary reports on October 20, 1944:  IJZENDIJKE, Netherlands  158087 (Zuiddiepe, between Nolleweg and Isabellaweg, Netherlands).

Reveille rain with high wind.

During the night a German army cook walked into a house occupied by "D" Coy. Quite a lot of excitement trying to figure out how he got in.

0930 First batch of men for 48 hrs leave left for “A” Ech, 2 officers and 18 OR’s. We all hope they enjoy themselves.

1000 Adv BHQ set up in STEENHOVEN 076113 (Steenhovensedijk, Netherlands). The Coys are set up in front on the road to OOSTBURG, Netherlands which is one of the Jerry’s main points of resistance in this pocket.