Images and extra information courtesy of Mrs Soraya Cerio , archivist to Dulwich College.
Charles is remembered on the Screen Wall at Ipswich Crematorium.
Born: 7th January 1903, Bournemouth, Hampshire.
Died: 13th November 1942; age 39;
Residence: 13, Essenden Road, Sanderstead, South Croydon, Surrey.
Employed: National Provincial Bank, Croydon, Surrey.
Rank: Major; Service Number: 32376.
Regiment: 42nd (23rd Battalion, The London Regiment) Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps.
Cremated 18th November. Private funeral attended only by a few friends. Next of Kin: Mrs. R.A. Bootiman, of 14, North Road, St. Andrew’s, Bristol.
1911 25, Dalrymple Road, Crofton Park, Lewisham, London.
Charles was 8 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Oscar Bootiman, 33, a Photographic Manager – Photographers, born South Shields, Durham.
Rosina Annie Bootiman (nee Child), 33, born Corsham, Wiltshire.
John Arthur Douglas Bootiman, 6, born Bournemouth, Hampshire.
1 general domestic servant.
Charles’s father, Oscar Bootiman died 1940, Croydon, Surrey.
Charles attended St Dunstan’s College, Catford, London before moving on to Dulwich College – entered January 1917 – July 1919. School number 8993. Charles studied on the Classical Side. His form positions were as follows:
Midsummer 1919, Lower 5th, 5/28
Christmas 1918, Lower 5th, 19/25
Midsummer 1918, Upper IVth, 4/20
Christmas 1917, Lower IVth, 8/20
Midsummer 1917, Upper 3rd A 2/23
Probate to Rosina Anne Bootiman – mother, of 14, Alleyn Park West, Dulwich, London, South London.