Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
8 Jun 1917
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Gunner Frederick George Charge, 102343, 212th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, was one of six men killed by a single German shell in Flanders on June 8th, 1917.
Gunner Charge, who had served through the Boer War and wore the South African medals, had been in France for six months. He joined up again on July 10th, 1916,
He had married Millie Cooper at Christ Church, Luton, on April 3rd, 1915, and the couple were living at 109 Maple Road, Luton. They had no children.
At the time of joining in up, Frederick Charge, who was aged 36, was employed as a straw hat machinist by Ernest Taylor & Co, of 38 Cromwell Road, Luton.