Private 9671 John Checkley

Reason: Killed in Action
Date: 27 Oct 1914
Age:   31
Theatre: France and Flanders
Main Battle:   First Battle of Ypres
Action:   Killed by sniper fire in trenches near Houpelines
CWGC Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium
Grave or Panel: Grave XII.H.3
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
     
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Awarded: 1914 Star with clasp, British War and Victory Medals
Enlisted: Enlisted at Warwick. Arrived in France 22 Aug 1914
Born: Sep Qtr 1882 at Stockton, Warks
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Baptised:   6 Aug 1882 at Stockton    Records
Parents: Charles and Eliza Checkley [nee Carvell]
   
Wife: Beatrice Patricia Checkley [nee Cartwright]
   
Marriage: 26 Dec 1910 at Kenilworth
   
Children: Charles Thomas Checkley bn Jun Qtr 1912
   
1891 & 1901 Address:   Greaves Works, Stockton
   
1911 Address:   Abbey Row, Southam    
1901 Occupation:   Labourer
   
1911 Occupation:   Quarryman
   
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Private Checkley
CWGC Memorial: Strand Military Cemetery
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Regimental History: Warwickshire Regiment
Lest We Forget:   Southam Men in the Great War