Charles Owen Catling

Name

Charles Owen Catling

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

10/07/1916
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
12940
Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 C.
France

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford
Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1891 son of Owen and Sarah Ann Catling, of Bayfordbury Gardens, Hertford, Herts. Living there in 1901 and 1911 when he was working as a gardener.

Wartime Service

The battalion embarked for France at Southampton on 29 Jul 1915. In Jul 1916 he was in the trenches with his battalion at the Somme, east of Albert, defending the front line against attack from Contalmaison when he was killed.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox