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Rifle Charles William Blampied

Rifle Charles William Blampied

Birth
St Helier, Jersey
Death 23 Jul 1915 (aged 18–19)
Ballyhooly, County Cork, Ireland
Burial Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot Cenotaph, Panel 6. [Screen Wall]
Memorial ID 100157677 · View Source
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4372 Rifleman Charles William Blampied.
The Royal Irish Rifles.
7th Battalion.
Jersey Company.


Commemorated on a panel at Grangegorman Memorial.
Buried at Christ Church Churchyard, Ballyhooly, Co. Cork.

Son of Charles and Madge Blampied, of 8 Almorah Crescent, St Helier.
Prior to the war he worked for Mr. W. Shaw of Bath Street, St Helier.
His brother John died in 1916 while serving with the Middlesex Regiment.
Known as 'Charlie', he was unable to leave with the main contingent in March 1915 due to illness, he didn't arrive in Ireland until April. After starting at Buttevant, in July 1915 he moved with the rest of the Jersey Company to Ballyhooley for further training. Shortly after arrival he drowned while swimming alone one evening in the River Blackwater.

He was aged 18 at his death.

See also,
C.W. Blampied

His brother
Private John Blampied
also died in WW1.



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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157677
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rifle Charles William Blampied (1896–23 Jul 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157677, citing Grangegorman Memorial, Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .