BENDALL Charles Feecham

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Corporal Charles Feecham Bendall lived with his parents, Charles and Emma Bendall, in Ashwell before the war. He was born at Exeter on the 28 December 1890 and worked as a gardener. He joined up on the 9 March 1916 serving with 1st/5th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment. Promoted to Corporal in January 1917, he went to France on the 18 March. A little over a month later, on 30 April, he was injured by shrapnel and died in No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station. He is buried in Duisans British Cemetery in Etrun in France, grave reference II.O.13. He is also remembered on two war memorials in Rutland, at Oakham and Ashwell. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records his parents living in Great Casterton after the war, and Charles being "a native of Oakham."

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  • Oakham Church
  • Oakham Memorial
  • Oakham Memorial A-D
  • Ashwell Church
  • Ashwell Church interior
  • Ashwell Church interior
  • Ashwell plaque
  • Aswell Memorial
  • Aswell Memorial 2
  • Duisans British Cemetery 1
  • Duisans British Cemetery 6
  • C F Bendall 3
  • C F Bendall 1
  • C F Bendall 2
  • C F Bendall 5

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5 images Some pictures of Mr Bendall’s headstone, taken 21 March 2015.
By John Stokes on Tuesday 24th March '15 at 8:09pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.

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