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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Charles John Wingfield Pakenham -

Unknown person Name : Charles John Wingfield Pakenham

Son of Charles Pakenham and Gertrude Edith Mary Pakenham (née Wingfield).

Born : 25 April 1892, Northam, nr Bideford, Devon.
  Census information :

1901 : John C Pakenham [sic], aged 8, is a boarder at Parton Grammar School, North Walsham, Norfolk. His parents are listed at Hill House, Dilham, Norfolk.

1911 : Charles John Wingfield Pakenham, aged 18, is a 2nd Lieutenant, with the 3rd Bn., Hampshire Regiment, in Aldershot.

  Service Details :

Lt. Charles John Wingfield Pakenham, 2nd Bn., Hampshire Regiment.

see entry from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour for full details - the date of death given there is at variance with his CWGC record.
Casualty Details :

Died of wounds : 30 April 1915, aged 23.

Commemorated at : Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 10
Totland Christ Church War Memorial
Totland War Memorial
Totland St Saviour's R.C. Church Pakenham Memorial
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press

23 January 1915

PAKENHAM - Killed in action at the Dardanelles, 30th April, Lieutenant Charles John Wingfield Pakenham, 2nd Hants Regiment, son of Major Charles Pakenham, Headon Hall, Alum Bay, I.W., aged 23.

de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

  Links :

His elder half-brother, Robert Edward Michael Pakenham, also died, of wounds received in action, in France.
  Acknowledgments :

Thanks to Peter Attrill for additional Census information.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 4 July 2017 - added 1901 Census information


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