Sear, Charles

Sear, Charles


Military History:


Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment


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Cemetery/ Memorial:
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders, Belgium

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Charles was a private with the 2nd Battalion of Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment, Regimental number G/26014 and served in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders.  He was killed in action in Ypres on 31st July 1917.

He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

He is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders, Belgium


Family History:


Date of Birth:
c. 1880

Birth Place:
Ivinghoe Aston, Buckinghamshire

Marylebone, Middlesex

4th quarter 1915


Charles was born in Ivinghoe Aston, 5th son of Benjamin Sear.

According to the 1911 census Charles was a bottler of mineral water living in Bedford.

He married Mary Goss of Ashwell, Hertfordshire towards the end of 1915 in Trinity Church, St Marylebone, London.  At the time of his death Mary was living in Flint Cottage, Ashwell.

Mary then married Frederick Clements in 1928 in Ashwell





Name:Charles Sear
Birth Place:Ivinghoe Aston, Buckinghamshire
Residence:Marylebone, Middlesex
Death Date:31.7.1917
Enlistment Place:W. London
Regiment:Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment
Battalion:2nd Battalion
Regimental Number:       G/26014
Type of Casualty:Killed in Action
Theatre of War:Western Europe, France and Flanders

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