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Private Charles Lapsley

1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellingtons ( West Riding Regiment )
Service No: 3798

Charles Lapsley grave





Personal details

Family Information

Son of Edward and Catherine Lapsley of 272 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge. Husband of Mary E Lapsley of 46 Frederick St, Wakefield Rd, Bradford. Charles` half-brother 2nd Lieutenant Herbert McVie of the 16th Battalion Royal Scots died in 1923 but is listed on the Memorial (see index)

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 46 Frederick St, Wakefield Rd, Bradford


Killed in Action 20/11/1915


Halifax 22/03/1915


previously a Miner in Rosehall Colliery



Buried / Remembered

Ypres ( Menin Gate ) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Additional Information

Charles` Company were heavily shelled whilst occupying the left hand sector along the Ypres - Commines Canal. He was formerly with the 7th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry but was discharged soon after joining. He rejoined the West Riding Regiment on the 22/03/1915. See photos for Charles` name on the Menin Gate Memorial

  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  additional photo

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