Remembered with honour Tyne Cot Memorial: Panel 102 to 104.
He enlisted in Rishton, Lancs; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an In Memoriam for Charles in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 26 October 1918.
Son of Charles and Emma (nee CATLING) KITCHENER of Watford.
His parents married 1884 in the Hemel Hempstead, Herts, district. Emma died 17 January 1943 in Watford aged 78, and was buried 20 January in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Charles died 23 February 1957 in Watford aged 95, and was buried 28 February, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Charles was born 1895 in Boxmoor, Herts, and resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 5 he lived in Hemel Hempstead, with his parents and one sibling. On the 1911 Census, a paper coater aged 15, he lived in Sutton-at-Hone, Kent, with his parents and no siblings.
Date of death26/10/1917
Age at death22
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)