WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
GUY
Forname(s)
Charles Richard
Birthplace
Birth registered Autumn 1885 at Tendring, Essex
Family
Parents
Charles and Fanny Guy. Charles worked as a hotel porter in Woodstock.
Siblings
One of five children. One died.
Sisters Fanny Grace and Patricia Sarah listed in 1911 Census
Address(es)
In 1911 Charles was living at 10 Oxford Street, Woodstock with his widowed mother Fanny and sisters Fanny and Patricia.
Occupation
In 1901 'Richard' Guy was working as a house boy in Bicester, lodging in Market End Bicester,
In 1911 he was a Hotel Porter in Woodstock
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 7669

Regiment: 1st Battalion Princess Charlotte of Wales' (Royal Berkshire Regiment)

Death
Enlisted in Wallingford, sent to France 13th August 1914. Charles was wounded near Ypres and died of his wounds in Boulogne Hospital 13 on 4th January 1915.
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Boulogne Eastern cemetery Ref:III.A.89 Total identified casualties 5779

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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.