Clough, Charles Eric


War Service:
Major CHARLES ERIC CLOUGH, 1st London Divisional Company, Army Service Corps, died in France, aged 28, on 12 March 1915. According to his obituary in The Times of 19 March 1915 he was an early volunteer for the Territorial Force in 1908 and was promoted to Major in October 1914. He contracted a serious illness while on duty and died of heart failure in hospital within the sound of the guns. A colleague wrote “ He was was a splendid rider, a strict disciplinarian, a favourite with his fellow officers and beloved by all his men”.


Location of Memorial:
He is and remembered on the memorial at Christ Church, Lee.

He was born at Mount Barker, South Australia the youngest son of Mr Charles Frederick Clough, a civil engineer, and his wife Marion. He was educated at St Peter’s College, Adelaide and came to England in 1902. He was the husband of Norah Clough [nee Ironmonger ) of 2, South Row, Blackheath who he married in Lewisham in the summer of 1912.


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