Charles Mendenhall - My 12th Cousin, 6x Removed
Born: 05 Sep 1875 in Weymouth, Dorset, England
Baptized: 14 Jul 1886 in Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England
Parents: George Mendenhall (1851-1906) &
Georgina Chick (1846-1914)
1. Alice Mendenhall (1873-1934)
2. Albert George Mendenhall (1877-1951)
3. Ernest William Mendenhall (1880-1881)
4. Alfred William Mendenhall (1882-1892)
5. James Frederick Mendenhall (1855-1958)
Residences & Occupations:
1881 (age 6): West St. 2 Old Workhouse; Scholar
1891 (age 16): Duchoad Falmouth Harbour- Vessel named Jane; Crew member
1911 (age 36): Back of No 11 Govenors Lane; Widower; Coal Carrier
Charles fought in WWI. He was a private in the Duke Cornwall's Light Infantry in the British Army- Regiment # 31738. He was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
In the 1911 Census, he is stated as a widower, but I don't know of any wife or children.
Death and Burial:
Charles died on the battlefield during WWI in Thiepval, France on 04 Sep 1916 at the age of 40. He is buried in the Thiepval Memorial.
The Thiepval Memorial