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Charles James Williams

Private
Monmouthshire

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Born
Unknown - c. 1897
Died
Unknown - 23 February 1917
Age
20
Death
Killed in action
Served in
Monmouthshire
Awards
Unknown
Memorials
Unknown
Lived
4 Charlton Road, Plaistow

Charles James' story

Charles James Williams was a Private in the Monmouthshire Regiment.  He was killed in action aged 20 in France.

Although from Plaistow he enlisted in Pontypool.  His parents were Charles William and Malvina of 4, Charlton Road, Plaistow

Service Number
266005
Mother
Malvina
Father
Charles William
Spouse
Unknown
Buried
Sailly-Saillisel British Cemetery, France
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  1. Christel Muncaster
    September 10, 2014
    10:19 pm

    Charles James’s parents married in Gloucester Jan-Mar 1891, mother’s name Malvina Elizabeth French (name given as Malvinia on the marriage index)
    In 1901 the family are in West Ham @ 140 Corporation St
    Charles William was a plasterer, Born Hasfield, Glocs. Malvina was born in Leonard Stanley, Glocs.
    Charles James is the third of their 5 children and is aged 5 born Gloucester City, as are all the children but the youngest aged 1 born Bexley Heath
    I haven’t located the family in 1911

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