Semley Baptist Chapel Plaque

Charles Score

Surname: Score
Other names: Charles
Other people in this story:
Levi George Score
Prudence Kate Score nee Haines
Mary Ann Score née Tomblinson
Locations in this story:
Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3, , Ypres, Belgium
Barkers Hill, Semley, Wiltshire
St. Leonard's Church, Semley
London Road Cemetery Memorial, Salisbury
Hove, Sussex
Steyning, Sussex

Charles Score was born in 1888 in Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire. He was the son of Levi George Score, a Farm Labourer, and Prudence Kate Score (nee Haines). At the time of the 1911 Census he had left home and was working as a Carman and boarding at 32 Montgomery Street, Hove, Sussex. His parents were living at Barkers Hill, Semley, Wiltshire. In 1913 he married Mary Ann Tomblinson (Registered at Steyning, Sussex). (There is no record of any children of the marriage). He enlisted in Hove, Sussex, as a Private in the Army Service Corps (Service No. M2/184202). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He was serving with the 70th Auxiliary Petrol Company at the time he died on 18th September 1917 and was buried at Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3, Yores, Belgium (grave id. I.F 9). He is remembered on the Semley Baptist Chapel plaque, now in St. Leonard's Church, the War Memorial in St. Leonard's churchyard, Semley, Wiltshire, and on the London Road Cemetery Memorial, Salisbury.  


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