Names on Ludwell War Memorial 1

Charles King

Surname: King
Other names: Charles
Other people in this story:
Jessie King
Harriet King
Locations in this story:
Lacock, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
St. Souplet British Cemetery, France
Higher Coombe, Donhead St. Mary, Wiltshire
Ludwell, Wiltshire

Story:
Charles King was born in 1888 in Lacock, Wiltshire. He was the son of Jessie King, a gamekeeper, and Harriet King. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, was working as a cabinet maker and living at Higher Coombe, Donhead St. Mary, Shaftesbury. He enlisted as a Private in the Wiltshire Regiment (Service No. 23746). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 1st April 1918 and his name appears on the St. Quentin German Cemetery Memorial 10, at St. Souplet British Cemetery. He is remembered on the Cann War Memorial, Shaftesbury and the memorial at Ludwell in Wiltshire.

Images:
  • Cann War Memorial
  • Ludwell War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives