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Lt Col Charles Edward Fishbourne

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Lt Col Charles Edward Fishbourne Veteran

Birth
County Carlow, Ireland
Death
6 Oct 1916 (aged 47)
Burial
Rouen, Departement de la Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France GPS-Latitude: 49.4116135, Longitude: 1.0660007
Plot
Officers, A. 12. 3.
Memorial ID
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The son of Joseph and Marion (nee Humfrey) Fishbourne of Ashfield Hall, County Carlow and the husband of Elizabeth Leslie Shakerley (formerly Fishbourne) of Cole Allen, Cowden, Edenbridge, Kent.
Commemorated on the Carlow, Ireland, Civic War memorial, in the 1937 Reading Room of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, on the St. Mary Magdelen Church War Memorial, Cowden, Kent and the Adderbury War Memorial, Oxfordshire.
Charles was educated at the Oakham Grammar School, Market Place , Lords Hold, Rutland, and at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. A keen cricketer, Charles was in the Oakham School Eleven, and he subsequently took part in a lot of military cricket tournaments. He had served in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) as an officer in the Northumberland Fusiliers, during which time he had been mentioned in Despatches.
Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Bn. commanding 8th Bn. 148 Brig. 49th Div. He died of wounds received near Thiepval in the Battle of the Somme.



The son of Joseph and Marion (nee Humfrey) Fishbourne of Ashfield Hall, County Carlow and the husband of Elizabeth Leslie Shakerley (formerly Fishbourne) of Cole Allen, Cowden, Edenbridge, Kent.
Commemorated on the Carlow, Ireland, Civic War memorial, in the 1937 Reading Room of Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, on the St. Mary Magdelen Church War Memorial, Cowden, Kent and the Adderbury War Memorial, Oxfordshire.
Charles was educated at the Oakham Grammar School, Market Place , Lords Hold, Rutland, and at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. A keen cricketer, Charles was in the Oakham School Eleven, and he subsequently took part in a lot of military cricket tournaments. He had served in the Second Boer War (1899-1902) as an officer in the Northumberland Fusiliers, during which time he had been mentioned in Despatches.
Lieutenant Colonel, 1st Bn. commanding 8th Bn. 148 Brig. 49th Div. He died of wounds received near Thiepval in the Battle of the Somme.

Gravesite Details

Lieutenant Colonel, Northumberland Fusiliers. Age: 47.


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