Woodstock 7th January 1881 Baptised 7th April 1881 Parish register
Parents John, a carpenter and Mary Ann.
Siblings One of five children
Clara, George, Charles, Florence and Alice
North Leigh and Osney Hill Census 1911, living with his wife Elizabeth
Charles was a carpenter and publican at Woodman Inn, North Leigh
Regiment: Ist Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)
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
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
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.