CHARLES HENRY SKINNER

 

 

Born: 1893, Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Death presumed on or since: 8th May 1915; age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 8268

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 21,

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Emma Skinner, of 10, Gatacre Road, Ipswich.

 

Brother to HAROLD VICTOR & FREDERICK HERBERT SKINNER.

 

1901   Angel Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk.

 

Charles was 8 years old and living with his family & siblings.

Frederick Skinner, 32, a Sack & Cloth Cutter, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Emma Skinner, 30, born Hadleigh.

Frederick Herbert Skinner, 9, born Hadleigh.

Elsie May Skinner, 6, born Hadleigh.

Stanley William Skinner, 4, born Hadleigh.

Harold Victor Skinner, 2, born Hadleigh.

 

1911   Depot Suffolk Regiment, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Charles was 18 years old, a Soldier ranked Private of the 3rd Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment. Occupation – Grocer’s Assistant.

 

 Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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