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Name:
Charles Bainbridge
Casualty No.:
Initials:
C
Service No.:
73151
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Middleton-in-Teesdale
Age at Death:
25
Ranks:
Gunner
Unit:
Royal Field Artillery, 55th Battery
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Battlefield Wounds
Date of Death:
22-January-1917
Place of Death:
17th Casualty Clearing Station, France
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium, Grave Ref: XV.E.14
Buried:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium, Grave Ref: XV.E.14
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

 Reported in the Teesdale Mercury,  4th July 1917: 'Widespread regret throughout Middleton... Gunner C. Bainbridge died from wounds at the 17th Casualty Clearing, France'

Teesdale Mercury-04/07/1917: Upper dale notes: Died from wounds

 

Family Details:

He was the brother of Robert Henry Bainbridge, and son of Thomas and Sarah Bainbridge of 9 Hude Terrace, Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Notes:

Visited Middleton on leave from the home front, mentioned in Teesdale Mercury's Upper Dale notes, 1st March 1916.  Described as being 'Well known and held in high esteem in Middleton'.

Teesdale Mercury-01/03/1916: Upper dale notes: Home on leave

Teesdale Mercury-29/08/1917: Upper dale notes: Service held

Teesdale Mercury-22/10/1919: Notes from the higher dales: Service to dedicate marble tablet

 

 

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Sources:
UK Commemorated: http://teesdalemercuryarchive.org/pdf/1919/October-22/October-22-1919-05.pdf; Place of Death: http://teesdalemercuryarchive.org/pdf/1916/March-01/March-01-1916-05.pdf; Cause of Death: http://teesdalemercuryarchive.org/pdf/1916/March-01/March-01-1916-05.pdf; Age at Death: www.cwgc.org; Buried: www.cwgc.org; Family Details: MiT UTASS Project Data; Family Details: www.cwgc.org; Service Number: Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Unit: Commonwelth War Graves Commission; Overseas Commemorated: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org;