HUMPHRIES No Initial
Regiment : 1st Royal Marine Battalion Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Service number : PLY2591
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 2nd September 1918 aged 28
Buried : Queant Road, Cemetery, Buissy, France, Grave V. C. 24.
Relatives : Husband of Lucy E. Jones (formerly Humphries), 10 Dartmouth Rd., Selly Oak, Birmingham
Memorial : Austin Motor Company WW1 Roll of Honour No 2 now in Northfield Royal British Legion Club
Also appears on : Rubery St Chad's Church as S. Humphries. Rednal St Stephen the Martyr Church as S. Humphries. Rubery Royal British Legion Club as F. Humphries.
Credits : Researched by Jeff Taylor.
Appears on the Roll of Honour on the Supplementary List under Workpeople.
Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger:
RUBERY MAN KILLED IN ACTION
Official news has now been received of the death in action of Private C.F. Humphries, Royal Marine Light Infantry, who joined the colours last December, and went to France in May 1918. Deceased was 28 years of age and leaves a widow and two young children at Callow Brook Lane, Rubery. Before joining the colours, Private Humphries was employed by the Austin Motor Company. Two of his brothers are serving in France.