POWELL Ernest Charles
Regiment : 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment
Service number : 50746
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 13th April 1919
Buried : Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany, Grave III. F. 1.
Memorial : Tardebigge St Bartholomew's Church
Also appears on : Blackwell St Catherine's Church with the information: Pte Worc. R. Aston Fields War Memorial.
Additional information on the memorial: Pte.
Medal Roll Index Card:
Ernest C. Powell
Worc R. Pte 27883
Glouc R. Pte 50746
Awarded the Victory and British War Medals
Charles Powell, head, age 38, Farm Bailiff, born Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire
Emma Powell, wife, age 39, born Plymtree, Devon
Henry G. Powell, son, age 13, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Frances M. Powell, daughter, age 12, born Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
William J. Powell, son, age 10, born Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire
Ernest C. Powell, son, age 8, born Wychbold, Worcestershire
Thomas E. Powell, son, age 4, born Four Oaks, Warwickshire
Gertrude E. Powell, daughter, age 1, born Finstall, Worcestershire
On the 1911 census the family reside at 5 Carlyle Road, Bromsgrove. Charles and Emma have been married 24 years and have 6 children, all still living. Charles is employed as a gardener.
The following information has been researched by Jeff Taylor:
In affectionate memory of my husband, Ernest C. Powell, Gloucestershire Regiment, who died suddenly, on the 13th April 1919, at No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, Rhine Army, Germany. At the age of 26.