charles grundy

Charles Grundy born 2/2/1879 Prestwich. He was the son of Albert Walker Grundy and Mary Mather.

He was educated at Shrewsbury and New College Oxford. He gained a BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence 1900. He qualified but was never admitted as solicitor.

He emigrated to Kootenay, BC, Canada in 1912. He enlisted 11/9/14 as a private in Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914. The PPCLI fought with the British Army. Charles joined the 30th Battalion which was used as a draft battalion; members were sent to reinforce other units. He saw action in Belgium and France.

He was killed in action at Polygone Wood south of Zonnebeke, near Ypres, 17 April 1915. Service number 51170. Panel 10 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.