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12-Oakes, Charles Percy

CHARLES PERCY OAKES
1898 – 28th March 1918

Charles was born in 1898 in Urmston.

His parents were Charles born in 1867 in Urmston , a Police Constable and Sarah Ann Carr born in 1867 in Urmston. 
Charles died in 1907 and Sarah Ann in 1919. They are buried in St Catherine’s Churchyard, Barton. Thomas Dugdale Harland officiated at both funerals.

Charles had 2 siblings:

  • Ellen 1893 – 1953
    Harry 1896 – 1967

Charles enlisted in Manchester into the 12th Battalion The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) service number 87975.

He was Killed in Action in France and Flanders on 28th March 1918.

He is buried in the Pozieres Memorial Cemetery, Department De-la Somme, Picardie,France.

He was awarded the Victory and British Medals.

He is remembered on his family headstone and with Honour on the Pozieres Memorial.


War Memorial-WW1
Webpage icon 00-Incumbents during WW1
Webpage icon 01-Aldred, George
Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 06-Lowe, Charles
Webpage icon 07-McCann, Eric
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 11-Mosedale, Frank
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
Webpage icon 17-Shawcross, William Royle
Webpage icon 18-Sheard,Thomas Moss
Webpage icon 19-Tweedale, Eric
Webpage icon 20-Vallett, Joseph
Webpage icon 21-Vallett, William
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