Everitt/Everett, C W
CHARLES/CHARLEY WILLIAM EVERITT
Remembered with honour Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery: Church Row C, Grave 4657.
He originally enlisted 17 February 1906 in Mexborough, Yorks, into the Royal Regiment of Artillery: a miner aged 19, 5’6¾” tall, C of E, currently in the 3rd York and Lancaster Militia. He was examined 14 January 1909 at Woolwich and found fit for extension of service to complete six years with the Colours. He was admitted to the General Hospital, Rouen, 28 August 1914 with gun shot wound received in action at Mons, and transferred to England 30 August 1914. He died at 4th Southern General Hospital, Plymouth, of tetanus following the gun shot wound; his wife was present at the death. He was buried at 3pm on 19 September 1914. He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 19 August 1914.
There are articles about Charles in the Watford Illustrated, and the West Herts and Watford Observer both dated 3 October 1914.
Son of William and Ann (nee FREEMAN) EVERITT; husband of Alice STAMP (formerly EVERITT, nee JANMAN) of Cobham, Surrey.
His parents married 1879 in the Hemsworth, Yorks, district. William died 1928 in the Wakefield, Yorks, district aged 77; Ann, possibly died 18 October 1945 in Markington, Yorks, aged 88.
Charles was born 1887 in Waddington, Lincs, and baptised 2 March 1888 at St Michael’s, Waddington. He married 2 December 1907 at St John the Baptist, Puttenham, Surrey; they had two children. Alice remarried 1915 in the Woodbridge, Suffolk, district to Leonard A STAMP, and died 1980 in the Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, district aged 92.
On the 1891 Census, aged 4 he lived in East Ardsley, Yorks, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, a brick labourer aged 14, he still lived in East Ardsley, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1911 Census, a nursery garden labourer aged 24, he lived in Cobham, with his wife and no children.
Date of death17/09/1914
Age at death27
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)