Malvern College First World War Casualty

Lieutenant Charles Geoffrey Hume

Photo of Charles Geoffrey Hume
House and time at Malvern: No 5, 1905 - 1907.

Regiment: South Staffordshire Regt.
Died: 26 October 1914 aged 24 in Belgium. Killed in action at Ypres.
Battle: First Battle of Ypres. Cemetery: Ypres Menin Gate P 35/37

Son of Edward Hume (Barrister-at-Law) and Agnes Mary Hume, Church House, Oatlands, Weybridge. B. 5th July 1890.
Army III—II.
R.M.C. Sandhurst; South Staffordshire Regt. 1910 ; Lieutenant 1913.
Great War, killed in action at Ypres, October 26, 1914.

"B" Coy. 1st Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment

He was fond of polo and sailing.
At the time of his death his battalion formed part of the VIIth Division, and as he senior officers had been killed he was leading his company.

Menin Gate North: In Memory and In Mourning By Paul Chapman
IWM

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