CHARLEY BLAIR BALDOCK

 

Born: 21st August 1866, Bangalore, Madras, India.

Baptised: 26th September 1866, Bangalore, Madras, India. Parents: John & Susan Baldock.

Died: 19th October 1915; age: 49; Died of Dysentery, Kamaran Island, Red Sea.

Residence: Old Bank House, Sherbourne, Dorset.

 

Service from 1885:

First Commission date – 29th August 1885 – 108 Infantry.

Promoted – Lieutenant – 1892 – Lieutenant – Devonshire Regiment.

Promoted – Captain – 1902 in S.C.

Served in the Mhwairwara Battalion until it became the 44 Merwara Regiment.

 

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel.

Regiment: 108th Indian Infantry, Military Administrator Kamaran Cde.

 

Buried in North Point Christian Cemetery Kamaran Island.

 

Memorial Reference:

Maala Memorial No 2.

Aden,

Yemen.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late John & Susan Baldock.

 

Father: John Baldock, born 1830, Cropwell Butler, Nottinghamshire – died October 1905, Sherborne, Dorset. A Veterinary Army Officer.

Mother: Susan Baldock (nee Willmott), born 1841, Sherborne, Dorset – died August 1916, Yeovill, Somerset.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   Castle Green, Bishop’s Hull, Somerset.

 

Charley was 14 years old and a Scholar & Boarder at the school. Headmaster – Henry P. Knapton.

 

Charley attended Ipswich School – entered 1882.

 

Probate to Mary Kathleen Sydenham (wife of the Reverend Herbert Cecil Sydenham – Clerk) – sister.

 

Charley is remembered on Ipswich Schools Memorial’.

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