Private Charles Arthur Whatmore (1736)

3rd Monmouthshire Regiment, 83rd Brigade, 28th Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: Malvern Library,

Burial/Commemoration: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

Nature of Death: Killed in action Flanders 2/5/1915

Age: 24

Next of Kin: Son of John and Mary Whatmore, of 2, Sunnyside, Upper Colwall, Herefordshire.

Education: Wyche School and West Malvern School

Capbadge of the Monmouthshire Regiment

Charles Whatmore, born in Malvern, enlisted in the Monmouthshire Regiment at Abergavenny. He was probably a coal miner. His death in May 1915 was not reported in the Malvern News, but seven years later when the memorial to the former scholars of the Wyche school was unveiled a wreath was laid for him by his family.

Martin Gibson 2005

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