Portrait Photo of Charles Wigston
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- A black and white photograph of Charles Wigston.
This photograph is on back of the seventh leaf of Alex Brown's album. This leaf has 4 pockets for photos on each side. In the top left pocket is a photo of Charles Wigston. The top right photo is of Geo Brown. At bottom left is this photo of Bill Lear and at bottom right is a photo of Bob Beaton.
This photograph also appears on the back of the twenty-fourth leaf of Alex Brown's album. There are four photos on this leaf. The top left photo is of Fred Harding and Orville Sommers. The top right photo is of Charles Wigston. At bottom left is a photo of Harry Town, Alex Brown and Jack Town in London, England. The bottom right photo is of an unidentified soldier standing in a building (barrack?) that says P 53C.
- Alex Brown is a local Whitby area veteran. He is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
According to the Canadian Virtual War Memorial website, Charles Henry Wigston was the son of Mrs. Rose Howard, of Whitby, Ontario. He is commemorated on Page 522 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. He was born October 1897 and died on March 13, 1918. He was part of the 24th Battalion Division of the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) Unit of the Army. He is buried at LONGUENESSE (ST OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France.
According to Alex Brown, Charles Wigston was an only child.
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Width: 10 cm
Height: 15 cm
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Image Width: 10cm
Image Height: 15cm
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- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
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