- Surnames starting with the letter C. 

Thomas Rex Challoner

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:01st Cheshire Field Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1885 in the Newcastle upon Tyne R.D. -
ref: 10b/139, the son of Thomas Davison & Pheobe Norton Challoner (nee
Bratt).   Birth registered as Thomas only - no Rex.

1891 Census - 21 Queens Terrace, Queens Road, Jesmond, Newcastle, Newcastle
Upon Tyne, Northumberland.     Son (Thomas only) - aged: 5 - born: Heaton,
Northumberland.     Head of household - Thomas D. Challoner - Married -
aged: 35 - occ: Chartered Accountant - born: Benwell, Northumberland.  
Also - Pheobe N. Challoner - Wife - aged: 32 - boen: Shipston on Stour,
Worcestershire.     Plus one younger sister and 2 servants.

1901 Census - 11, Lansdowne Terrace, Coxlodge, Northumberland.     Son
(Thomas only) - aged: 16 - born: Heaton, Nothumberland.   Head of household
- Thomas Davison Challoner - Married - aged: 45 - occ: Chartered Accountant
- born: Benwell, Northumberland.    Also - Pheobe Norton Challoner - Wife -
aged: 42 - born: Shipston on Stour, Worcestershire.  Plus 1 younger sister
and 1 servant.

1911 Census - 41 Moreton Avenue, Stretford.   Boarder - Unmarried - aged:
25 - occ: Power Plant Estimator for Electrical Engineers - born: Heaton,
Northumberland.    He has now adopted the name "Rex Thomas Challoner".

MIC - Drafted to France on the 29th August 1915.    BWM - 15 Star &

Listed as Thomas Rex Challoner by the CWGC, but his gravestone states
Thomas REA Challoner MC.

Sale Football Club are unable to locate their WW1 Memorial.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
Sale R.U.F.C.
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