Charles Huffer

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WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Charles Huffer


Military History:        


Regiment:                       Royal Army Service Corps

Rank:                              Private

Service Number:            M2/116294

Date of Enlisting:           8.1915

Date of death:                4.4.1968

Cemetery/ Memorial:    Not known

UK Cemetery/Memorial:   
St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Charles enlisted in August 1915. He served with the Royal Army Service Corps, Mechanical Transport Company, Regimental Number M2/116294, and saw active service on the Western Front, France and Flanders. He survived the War.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                4th quarter 1889

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Luton, Bedfordshire

Marriage:                      3rd quarter 1915


Charles was born in Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the 4th quarter of 1889, the fifth son of John and Emily (nee Huffer) Huffer. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylor School in Ashwell.  The 1911 census shows him living in Biggleswade and working as a chauffeur. 

He married Ada Isabella Waldock in Luton, Bedfordshire in 2nd quarter 1915 just before enlisting in the army.  They had one child, Philip J Huffer born in December 1923 in Luton.

Charles died on 4th April 1968 in Luton.

Two of Charles’s brothers, Walter and Lewis, served in the War and both survived.





Charles Huffer

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire


Luton, Bedfordshire

Death Date:


Enlistment Place:

Not known




Royal Army Service Corps


No.13 Corps Troops, Mechanical Transport Coy.

Regimental Number:


Type of Casualty:


Theatre of War:

Western Europe, France and Flanders

This page was added on 29/06/2017.