Charles Kitchener

Name

Charles Kitchener

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/10/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
60366
Royal Fusiliers
11th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A
France

UK Memorials

Stanstead Abbotts Village Memorial

Pre War

Christened 2nd February 1899 and lived in Stanstead Abbotts. Mothers name Ada.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Essex Regt as Private 4009. Transferred to Royal Fusiliers City of London Regt 11th Battalion. Unit went to France in July 1915. Fought at Somme from July 1916, at Montauban, Delville Wood, Thiepval Ridge, Ancre Heights. He was killed as the Battalion were leaving the trenches to go to billets in Albert, he was one of 51 casualties suffered whilst leaving the front line.

Acknowledgments

Terry Collins