Chester Archie Cunningham Image

Name

Private Chester Archie Cunningham

Born

1896-08-30

From

Enniskillen, ON

Occupation

Bookkeeper

Religion

Wesleyan

Death

1918-02-14

Killed

Killed in Action

Cemetery

Monument

1.Walkerton Cemetery, Brant Township (Plot # 1485.5 Row 6 Section E). 2.Walkerton Cenotaph






Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion



Service Record 2


Regimental Number

127348

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-13

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Service Record 3


Regimental Number

127348

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

10th Canadian Infantry Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-13

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Link




Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

Visit the Online Collections of the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre through the link below, for more information and artefacts related to this soldier.


Online Collections Link




Notes

Remembered on the family stone, Walkerton Cemetery: Chester A., son of Thomas & Isabella Cunningham, fell in France Feb. 14th 1918 aged 23 yrs.




Sources & Links

a) McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print.
b) Royal Canadian Legion Branch 102, Veteran’s Commemoration Album (AX2015.013.003); c) Bruce Remembers Feedback - Walkerton Legion list - March 2021;
d) “Walkerton Public Cemetery (257) Branch Veteran’s Photo Gallery & Veterans of WWI & WWII that moved into the Community” BCM&CC, A2022.003.001.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Walkerton Herald and Times
Walkerton Herald and Times
Bradley Community Centre plaque
Bradley Community Centre plaque
Walkerton Telescope, March 21, part 1
Walkerton Telescope, March 21, part 1
Walkerton Telescope, March 21, part 2
Walkerton Telescope, March 21, part 2
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, January 18, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, March 22, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, March 22, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, April 19, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, April 19, 1917