C. H. Charnock
Service no. 195781
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery, 120th Bty. 27th Bde.
Killed in action at around age 20 on 14 October 1917
Remembered at La Clytte Military Cemetery, near Ypres, Belgium
Information from the 1911 census and the Charnock family
The 10 members of the Charnock family lived in 4 rooms at 15 Madrid Place, South Lambeth. Frederick Thomas Charnock, 41, was a bricklayer, born in Southwark. Kate Charnock (maiden name Bushnell), 36, was also born in Southwark. They had 9 children, 7 surviving. All were born in Brixton:
Charles Charnock, 14 (born on 3 April 1897 in Ingleton Street, Brixton; baptised in St Andrew’s Church, Stockwell)
Frederick Charnock, 11
Lily Charnock, 9
Alfred Charnock, 8
Florence Charnock, 6
Annie Charnock, 2
Edward Charnock, 9 months
Mary Ann Varns, 63, Kate’s widowed mother, who was born in St Giles, lived with the family.