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Lance Cpl. Charles Albert Still

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Lance Cpl. Charles Albert Still Veteran

Birth
Shoreham-by-Sea, Adur District, West Sussex, England
Death
4 Nov 1918 (aged 19)
France
Burial
Fontaine-au-Bois, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Add to Map
Plot
I. D. 15.
Memorial ID
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Charles Still was a casualty of WW1. He held the rank of Lance Corporal and served with 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment - Service Number: G/19357.

He was born in New Shoreham, Sussex, with his birth registered in Q2, 1899 in Steyning Registration District. His parents were Harry and Elizabeth Still (nee Charles). He was baptised in the Parish of New Shoreham on 23 Jul 1899. His father, Harry, is recorded as being a labourer.

On 30 May 1914 Charles started work at Brighton Goods Station for the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.

He enlisted in Brighton (date unknown) initially as a Private in the Royal Fusiliers (Service Number G/81953), before being transferred to the Royal Sussex Regiment.

He was killed in action and died aged 19.

He is also remembered on his parents headstone - ID: 197648636 .

He is also commemorated on the Victoria Station war memorial [West] in London, SW1 (as C. A. Still) and on the Shoreham-by-Sea war memorial near St Mary de Haura Church, East Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5ZQ and on a brass plaque within the church.
Charles Still was a casualty of WW1. He held the rank of Lance Corporal and served with 9th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment - Service Number: G/19357.

He was born in New Shoreham, Sussex, with his birth registered in Q2, 1899 in Steyning Registration District. His parents were Harry and Elizabeth Still (nee Charles). He was baptised in the Parish of New Shoreham on 23 Jul 1899. His father, Harry, is recorded as being a labourer.

On 30 May 1914 Charles started work at Brighton Goods Station for the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.

He enlisted in Brighton (date unknown) initially as a Private in the Royal Fusiliers (Service Number G/81953), before being transferred to the Royal Sussex Regiment.

He was killed in action and died aged 19.

He is also remembered on his parents headstone - ID: 197648636 .

He is also commemorated on the Victoria Station war memorial [West] in London, SW1 (as C. A. Still) and on the Shoreham-by-Sea war memorial near St Mary de Haura Church, East Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5ZQ and on a brass plaque within the church.

Inscription

G/19357 Lance Cpl.
C. A. Still
Royal Sussex Regiment
4th Novemeber 1918 Age 19

Faithful Unto Death

Gravesite Details

CWGC headstone with regimental insignia and Cross



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  • Maintained by: M Hosford
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: Aug 7, 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56448450/charles_albert-still: accessed ), memorial page for Lance Cpl. Charles Albert Still (26 Apr 1899–4 Nov 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56448450, citing Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France; Maintained by M Hosford (contributor 51031525).