Other names: Jehu Charles
Locations in this story: Berwick St. JohnFrance & FlandersTempleux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, FranceThe Cross, Berwick St. John, WiltshireShaftesbury
Story: Jehu Charles Weeks was born in 1894 in Berwick St. John. He was the son of Charles Weeks, a Farmer, and Sarah Ann Weeks (nee Sangen). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, was a Farm Worker and living at The Cross, Berwick St. John, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Shaftesbury as a Private in the 7th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 17051). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 7th October 1918 whilst attached to the 'B' Company of the Regiment and was buried at Templeux-Le-Guerard British War Cemetery, Somme, France (grave id. I.J.9). He is remembered on the Berwick St. John War Memorial.