We remember Charles William Froome

We remember Charles William Froome

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1872
birth Kensington, London United Kingdom Source:9150240 Source:9150249 1872
1891
location St Mark's [Teacher Training] College, Fulham Road, Chelsea, London United Kingdom school/college address Source:9150243 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 18 Source:9150243 5th April 1891
1891
education Training to become a schoolteacher St Mark's College Fulham Road, Chelsea, London United Kingdom Source:9150243 5th April 1891
1898
marriage Fanny Elizabeth Froome nee Curtis Source:9150246 1898
1898
dates Age 26 Source:9150246 December 1898
1901
dates Age 28 Source:9150249 31st March 1901
1901
location 12 Clifton Road, Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom their own address Source:9150249 31st March 1901
1901
employment Schoolteacher London County Council Schools Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom Source:9150249 31st March 1901
1905
children Kathleen Frances Froome Source:9150250 1905
1911
location 12 Clifton Road, Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom their own address Source:9150250 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Teacher London County Council Schools Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom Source:9150250 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 38 Source:9150250 2nd April 1911
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:1264735 1st November 1914 - 1st July 1916
1916
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9150196 21st June 1916
1916
service British Army Company Serjeant Major 550004 London Regiment 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) Source:9150100 30th June 1916
1916
dates Age 44 Source:9150100 1st July 1916
enlistment Westminster, London United Kingdom Source:9150169
service British Army Colour Serjeant 24 London Regiment 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) Source:9150100
1916
death Killed in Action It may be relevant that: "Gommecourt and Gommecourt Wood were attacked by the 56th (London) and 46th (North Midland) Divisions on 1 July 1916" [CWGC]. Charles William Froome was 44. Hebuterne or Gommecourt, Pas de Calais France Source:9150100 1st July 1916
burial Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Cemetery/memorial reference: II. H. 27 Source:9150100

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles William
Initials CW
Last Name Froome,
Source 9150196
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
12 Clifton Road, Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom their own address known 31st March 1901
12 Clifton Road, Shepherds Bush, London United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
St Mark's [Teacher Training] College, Fulham Road, Chelsea, London United Kingdom school/college address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 24 London Regiment 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) Colour Serjeant
British Army 550004 London Regiment 1/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) Company Serjeant Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DCM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Frances Froome daughter 1905
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Mary Froome mother
Charles William Froome father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Elizabeth Froome nee Curtis wife 1898

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription David1424

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CWGC website entry for 550004 Charles William Froome - London Regiment Keith22624
Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Keith22624
Teachers Who Joined the Forces Keith22624
The Gallant Dead - London County Council Schools Keith22624
London Gazette 21 Jun 1916 Page 6142 - Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) Keith22624
Birth Recorded Kensington Registration District, London Keith22624
Marriage Recorded Chelsea Registration District, London Keith22624

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