Charles William Archdale

Name

Charles William Archdale

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/11/1917
39

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
Norfolk Regiment
5th Bn., attached 7th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Panel 4.
France

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath

Pre War

Born on 18 Aug 1878 in Coltishall, Norfolk son of Major Charles Wells and Emily Jane (Bagge) Archdale. Educated at Haileybury College 1892-96. He married Evelyn Frances Taddy on 29 Sep 1903 at Biggleswade and had five sons.

Wartime Service

Served in South Africa 1899-1902 as Trooper in the Imperial Yeomanry, joined the Public Schools O.T.C. in Aug 1914, was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant in Nov 1914, promoted to Lieutenant in Mar 1915 and to Captain in Apr 1916. He entered France in Apr 1917 and was killed in action at Cambrai.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour