Charles Frederick Stambridge

Name

Charles Frederick Stambridge

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

30/07/1917
26

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Acting Bombardier
36656
Royal Garrison Artillery
86th Heavy Battery

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY
X. D. 7.
Iraq

UK Memorials

Hertford Town Memorial

Pre War

Born in Hertford in 1891 and christened on 19 Nov 1890 in Hertford son of George and Martha Stambridge, living in 8 City Street, Hertford in 1891 and in 1911 as gravel pit labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at London on 12 Jan 1912 in the Territorial Force. He was serving in India from 2 Feb 1913 to 11 Dec 1916 and arrived in Basrah on 12 Dec 1916 joining his battery in the field. He died in Mesopotamia of heat exhaustion.

Additional Information

Name is variously spelled Stanbridge or Stambridge. Brother of John Stambridge who also fought (and was gassed) and of Private George Stambridge who was killed in action on 30 Oct 1917 and is also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox