Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Service Number: M2/116294
Date of Enlisting: 8.1915
Date of death: 4.4.1968
Cemetery/ Memorial: Not known
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.
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.
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regiment:||Royal Army Service Corps|
|Battalion:||No.13 Corps Troops, Mechanical Transport Coy.|
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Western Europe, France and Flanders|