A unique name Great War Memorial Plaque issued in memory of Charles Double, a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, a pre-war regular soldier, who saw service out on the Western Front from 7th November 1914, and was then killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 14th March 1915.

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Product ID: CMA/26017
Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine
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A unique name Great War Memorial Plaque issued in memory of Charles Double, a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, a pre-war regular soldier, who saw service out on the Western Front from 7th November 1914, and was then killed in action at Neuve Chapelle on 14th March 1915.

Great War Memorial Plaque, named in memory of; (CHARLES DOUBLE)

Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine.

Charles Double was born in Houndsditch, London, and having worked as an outdoor porter and also seen service with the 5th Battalion, Rifle Brigade, Territorial Force, then attested for service with the regular British Army at London in December 1910, and joined as a Private (No.13276) the Middlesex Regiment.

Posted to the 2nd Battalion on 2nd January 1911, and then to the 1st Battalion on 13th November 1912, he rejoined the 2nd Battalion on 15th December 1913, and with the outbreak of the Great War, saw service out on the Western Front from 7th November 1914, being appointed to Lance Corporal on 14th February 1915, and then being killed in action, his death being presumed on 14th March 1915 when in action at Neuve Chapelle. Having no known grave, he is commemorated by name on the Le Touret Memorial.