Private Charles Riley, Pioneer Corps

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  1. Doodlabird

    Doodlabird Member

    Charles Riley is the third man listed on Biggin by Hartington's war memorial listed as having been killed during WW2. We would like to remember them all in our poppy festival so any information about Charles would be gratefully received. Many thanks. Julia

    Riley, Charles, Private, 14885293, Pioneer Corps
    Died 10th March 1946 aged 19
    Grandson of Mary Riley, of Biggin.
    Buried in Biggin (St. Thomas) Churchyard, Derbyshire
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Charles Riley
    Given Initials: C
    Rank: Private
    Death Date: 10 Mar 1946
    Number: 14885293
    Birth Place: Derbyshire
    Residence: Derbyshire
    Branch at Enlistment: Other Corps
    Theatre of War: United Kingdom
    Regiment at Death: Pioneer Corps
    Branch at Death: Other Corps

    I would suggest obtaining a copy death certificate
    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Charles Riley
    Death Age: 20
    Birth Date: abt 1926
    Registration Date: Mar 1946
    Registration district: St Austell
    Inferred County: Cornwall
    Volume: 5c
    Page: 95


    PS would suggest checking local papers around St Austell as it might be he died in an accident as he has a Civil deathe certificate
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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

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