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Private 25837 Charles Valentine BIGNELL

10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey (The Queen's) Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 22nd October 1918, aged 37

  • Buried: Harlebeke New British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave V.C.11
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Bignall
  • Husband of Emma Bignell [nee Kesterton]. Married Oct Qtr 1905 in Aston District
  • Father of Charles Frederick; Joseph Robert; Arthur; and William Henry
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Minworth
  • Other Memorial: Paulerspury, Northants as Valentine A Bignell

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  • Born 15 Feb 1882 at Paulerspury, Northants. Christened as Valentine Adolphus Bignell on 26 Mar 1882
  • Lived at Paulersbury [1891]
  • Lived as a lodger at 32 Goring Street, Hackney, London [1901]
  • Moved to Curdworth/Minworth sometime before his first son Charles was born in 1906
  • Lived at 3 May Cottages, Minworth [1911]
  • Employed as a General Labourer on Farm [1911]

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