Rawlins/Rawlings, C W
CHARLES WILFRED RAWLINS
Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 5 to 7.
He enlisted in Burton-on-Trent, Staffs; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 22 June 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Charles and Margaret (nee SUTHERLAND) RAWLINS of Rolleston-on-Dove, Staffs.
His parents married 9 October 1884 at St Mary’s, Tutbury, Staffs. Charles died 8 March 1937 in Rolleston-on-Dove aged 85, and was buried at St Mary’s, Rolleston; Margaret died 1939 in the Lichfield, Staffs, district aged 84, and was also buried at St Mary’s, Rolleston.
Charles was born 11 February 1893 in Stapenhill, Derbys [not Staperhall, Staffs], and baptised 23 May 1906 at St Peter’s, Stapenhill.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Stapenhill, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a grocer’s apprentice aged 18, he lived in Cross Rolleston, Burton-on-Trent, with his parents and three siblings.
UnitNo. 3 Company, 1st Battalion
Date of death17/10/1915
Age at death22
Place of death
NotesCharles is possibly the C RAWLINS commemorated at Christ Church
- 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)