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Charles John Acorn

As told to his grandniece, Laura

Private Charles John Acorn, whose family lived on Peters Road, PEI, was my grandfather's oldest brother; his father's name was Amon. He enlisted to go to war on his eighteenth birthday and served over three years in the Canadian Army. He was in World War 2 that lasted from 1939 to 1945. He was fighting with the North Nova Scotia Highlanders in France when he was wounded in action; he died later that day on October 14th.


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