Emerson, Charles Louis

Regimental Number: 252467
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

Charles was born in Kalispell, Montana on December 31, 1896. He filed on a homestead at 20-73-8-W6, though at the time of his enlistment in March of 1916, he listed his current address as Vanguard, Saskatchewan. He suffered from a contused jaw on August 28, 1917. On October 30, 1917 Charles was reported missing in action. On December 15 of the same year, it was reported that Charles had been killed in action on October 30 in the vicinity of Passchendaele, while taking part in an attack on the German line.

Sources: homestead records