We remember Henry Charles Challis

We remember Henry Charles Challis

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Ellen Challis Source:5496748 22nd January 1885
1886
sibling Lousia Challis Source:5496748 1886
1890
sibling Thomas George Challis Source:5496748 1890
1891
sibling Rose Challis Source:5496748 1891
1894
birth Lower Culham, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:5496506 1894
1897
sibling Elizabeth Challis Source:5496748 24th March 1897
1901
sibling Albert Francis Challis Source:5496748 6th May 1901
1901
dates Age 7 Source:5496506 1901
1902
sibling Beatrice Kate Challis Source:5496748 7th December 1902
1902
sibling John Challis Source:5496748 7th December 1902
1904
sibling Fredrick Challis Source:5496748 25th March 1904
1914
enlistment Southstoke, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:5499754 7th September 1914
1916
marriage Lily Bowell Source:5498915 1916
service British Army Private 22449 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Source:7347542
service British Army Private 22449 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Source:762150
1917
death Killed in Action Based on 2nd Oxford and Bucks War Diary it would appear Henry was killed in the Battle of Arleux, 28th - 29th April 1917. Henry's body was never found. Will describes death as "Presumptive". Arras France Source:7347542 Source:5498915 Source:5496835 28th April 1917
burial Arras Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7347542

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henry Charles
Initials HC
Last Name Challis
Source 5498915
First Names Henry C
Initials HC
Last Name Challis
Source 5498915
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 22449 Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Private
British Army 22449 Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Powell mother
Charles Challis father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Challis sister 22nd January 1885
Lousia Challis sister 1886
Thomas George Challis brother 1890
Rose Challis sister 1891
Elizabeth Challis sister 24th March 1897
Albert Francis Challis brother 6th May 1901
Beatrice Kate Challis sister 7th December 1902
John Challis brother 7th December 1902
Fredrick Challis brother 25th March 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lily Bowell wife 1916
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-07 5'7"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Nick11315
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Nick11315
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Nick11315
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Nick11315
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Nick11315
GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1914 to1921) Transcription Nick11315
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Henry Charles Challis 1894-1917 Nick11315

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Henry Charles Challis Inscription Nick11315
Henry's niece visiting Arras Memorial Nick11315
Private H C Challis Alison2583

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