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Christopher Henry Baxter

Biography of Lance Corporal Christopher Henry Baxter, (43015)
7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 14th August 1918

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Birth

Name:
Christopher Henry Baxter

Date of birth:
1890

Place of Birth:
Lenton, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jul – Sept 1890

Place of Birth Registration:
Grantham

Occupation:

Marriage

Wife’s Name:
Alice Horsman

Date of Marriage:
1915

Place of Marriage:
Bourne District, Lincolnshire

Wife’s Date of birth:
1894

Wife’s Place of Birth:
Spanby

Wife’s father:
Edward Horsman

Wife’s Mother:
Annie cooke

Daughter:
Alice Cambrai Baxter, 1918, Bourne

Family

Father’s Name:
Charles William Baxter

Father’s DOB:
1866

Father’s Place of Birth:
Great Humby, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Waggoner on fram

Mother’s Name:
Sarah Jane Bradford

Mother’s DOB:
1867

Mothers POB:
Lenton, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1887 Grantham District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Mary Elizabeth Bradford, 1887, Lenton
Sarah Jane Baxter, 1890, Lenton
Christopher Henry Baxter, 1890, Lenton
Edith A Baxter, 1893, Lenton
Charles William Baxter, 1894, Haceby

1891 Census:
Christopher is living with his parents at his grandparents house in Lenton, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
Christopher is living with his father in Haceby, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Christopher is living with the Faulkner family in Humby, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 20 and he is listed as a waggoner on farm

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Lance Corporal Christopher Henry Baxter, 43015, 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 14th August 1918 in the Balkan Theatre.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Christopher’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

Memorials
UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Lance Corporal C H Baxter, 43015, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 14 August 1918.
Remembered with honour, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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