WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
PAISLEY
Forname(s)
Charles Albert
Birthplace
Woodstock 31st March 1881 Baptised 2nd October 1881 Parish register
Family
Parents
Alexander, a draper and Mary Ann
Alexander is listed as widowed living with son William and daughter Maude at Bartholomew Place Market Street Woodstock (1911 Census)
Siblings
One of six children.
Two sisters Ida 5 and Mary 3 (1881 Census)
Maude b 1886 William b 1890 (1911 Census William was 21 and a travelling draper)
Address(es)
Charles was the husband of Lottie Paisley, they married in 1906 and lived in Wishaw House, 2 Browns Lane Woodstock. He was the father of John, born 1909 and possibly Charles Frederick Paisley born 14th September 1911. Wishaw House had been in the family for many years and was run as a Bed and Breakfast by relative Patricia Hillier.
Occupation
Charles was a travelling draper (1911 census). The family came from Wishart, Scotland on a horse and cart. They opened a shop in the house and provided baby clothes for the Marlborough family.
Service

Rank: Gunner

Number: 145614

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery

Death
204th Siege Battery went to France November 1916. On 26the October he died of wounds in General Hospital 3 near Calais aged 36 (CWGC)
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/ Memorial Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport Ref:VI.A.8A Total identified casualties 2365

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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, Wishaw House,2 Browns Lane photo credit Joanne Onions, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.