C. T. Markham
Service no. 232431
Private, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 2nd Battalion, also Royal Fusiliers, attd. 7th Battalion
Born in Wandsworth; enlisted in Clapham; lived in Lambeth
Killed in action on 6 April 1918, aged 21
Remembered at Pozieres Memorial, France
Information from the 1911 census
This identification is somewhat tentative. We do not have a year of birth for Charles Thomas Markham.
In 1911 a Charles Markham, born in Wandsworth, was living at 75a Ellerslie Road, Clapham. He was 16 and working as a grocer’s shop assistant. The household included his father, William Markham, 46, a carpenter and joiner from Framingham, Suffolk, and his mother, Mary Ann Markham, 45, from Holburn, London. They had had 8 children, 6 surviving. Apart from Charles there were 3 children living at home: Jessie Markham, 12, born in Stockwell; Sidney Markham, 7, born in Clapham; and Stanley Markham, 4, born in Stockwell.