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  • Buried in Hartlepool Stranton Cemetery. (www.cwgc.org)
Person Details
Sandsend Whitby North Yorkshire
Charles Raine was born in 1877 at Sandsend near Whitby and was the son of Henry and Eliza Raine (née Harrison). His father Henry was born in 1855 at Sandsend; he died in 1903 aged 48 yrs. His mother Eliza Harrison was born in 1854 at Egton, North Yorkshire; she died in 1905 aged 50 yrs. Henry and Eliza were married on 20th December 1875 at Whitby and went on to have the following children: Charles b1877 Sandsend, Edward b1879 Aislaby, Henry b1882 Aislaby, and Adelaide b1890, Olive b1892 and Silvia b1897 who were all born in Hartlepool. Charles married Elizabeth Wilford (born 23rd January 1882 Middlesborough) in 1902 (Hartlepool registration district) and had the following children: Henry born 26th June 1902 and Charles Albert Edward born 9th November 1905 who were both born in West Hartlepool and Mabel Sylvia Wilford born 5th September 1909 who was born in Balderton, Nottinghamshire. In the 1911 census the family was living at 36 Smith Street, New Balderton, Newark, and shown as Charles Raine 34 yrs an iron moulder, his wife Elizabeth 29 yrs and their children Henry 8 yrs a scholar, Charles 5 yrs and Mabel 1 year of age. They later lived at 10 Kirk Cottages, Wallis Street, Arnold Road, Basford, Following Charles' death his widow Elizabeth was awarded a pension of 26 shillings and 3 pence a week which commenced on 22nd April 1918.
He was an iron moulder.
14 Oct 1917
355121 - CWGC Website
Basford Nottingham. Enlisted Newark
5th Bn Oxforshire and Buckighamshire Light Infantry
He served initially with service number 2394,Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). Private Charles Raine enlisted at Newark; residence Basford. He died on 14th October 1917 of acute nephritis and anasarca and is buried at Hartlepool Stranton Cemetery (grave ref. XIX. C. 210). CWGC - History of Hartlepool Stranton Cemetery (extract): 'The cemetery, which covers over 30 acres, contains war graves of both world wars, the 1914-1918 burials being scattered in various parts of the cemetery. After the 1914-1918 War, a Cross of Sacrifice was erected inside the main entrance to the cemetery. During the early months of the 1939-1945 War, a piece of ground was set aside by the local authorities for service war burials, which became the War Graves Plot.' (www.cwgc.org)
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  • Buried in Hartlepool Stranton Cemetery. (www.cwgc.org)
    Charles Raine - Buried in Hartlepool Stranton Cemetery. (www.cwgc.org)