WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
HARDY
Forname(s)
Charles Perry
Birthplace
Woodstock 7th January 1881 Baptised 7th April 1881 Parish register
Family
Parents
John, a carpenter and Mary Ann.
Siblings
One of five children
Clara, George, Charles, Florence and Alice
Address(es)
North Leigh and Osney Hill Census 1911, living with his wife Elizabeth
Occupation
Charles was a carpenter and publican at Woodman Inn, North Leigh
Service

Rank: Rifleman

Number: 8840

Regiment: Ist Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)

Death
Attested in Oxford. Enlisted in the Rifles 1902, 7 years service, reservist in 1914, went to France 23rd August 1914. Killed at Ploegstreet Wood 19th December 1914 aged 32
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Rifle House Cemetery, Comines-Warneton Hainaut, Belguim Total identified casualties 229 Inscription reads, HE DIED THAT HE MIGHT LIVE

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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.