Sear, C G
CHARLES GEORGE SEAR
Remembered with honour Ribecourt British Cemetery: Special Memorial A32.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a Death announcement for Charles in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 12 January 1918.
Son of George and Emma (nee CLARK) SEAR; husband of Edith Louie (nee PARKER) SEAR.
His parents married 1884 in the Watford district. George died 1925 in Watford aged 63, and was buried 11 April in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Emma died 1953 in Watford aged 88, and was buried 12 November in North Watford Cemetery.
Charles was born 1884 in Croxley Green, Herts, and married 22 June 1911 at St Mary’s, Watford; they had two children. He resided in Watford. Edith remarried 1919 in the Luton, Beds, district to William C ABBOTT, and died 1928 in the Luton district aged 41.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 7 he lived in Croxley Green, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a cycle maker’s apprentice aged 18, he lived in Watford, with his parents and eight siblings. On the 1911 Census, a builder’s labourer aged 27, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and nine siblings.
Date of death20/11/1917
Age at death33
Place of death
NotesRecorded as in the Royal West Kent Regiment in the Borough Roll of Honour
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