Lieutenant Charles Henry Ffoulkes Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

1879 Apr 17. Baptised son of Henry (boilermaker) and Elizabeth Foulkes of 33 Givendoline St, Toxteth, Liverpool

1881 census living at ?

1891 census at 27 Dovey St, Toxteth Liverpool

Trooper Foulkes, Charles Henry - service no. 33523. 9 Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902

1901 census living at Laburnam House, Henry Street, Ruabon, Denbighshire

FOULKES, Charles H Boarder Single M 22 1879 Trooper 88th Company Imperial Yeomanry Liverpool ,Lancashire

1911 census living at 54 Clarendon Road Seacombe Wallasey

Appears to have been in late Montgomeryshire Yoemanry; and then Duke of Lancasters Own Yeomanry; before West Riding Regt

1915 Mar 4. Married Frances Eliza Margaret Williams. He is a Sergeant in DOW, his address is 54 Clarendon Rd, Egremont. He is son of Henry Foulkes (deceased), a boilermaker.

1915 May 22. Landed in France

1917 Dec 17. Commissioned. W. Rid.Regt — Charles Henry Ffoulkes.He seems to have gone from plain "Foulkes" to "Ffolkes" on commissioning

1920 Jun 21. Joined RIC as a Barrack Dfence Sgt. There is no indication as to what happened to him in this role

1920 Sep 11. Died age 41.

Buried Limerick Military Cemetery Sep. 11, 1920

He was employed as a Barrack Defence Officer but I have not been able to confirm This man was an ex-officer who was employed as a Defence of Barracks Sergeant in the RIC. I recall he lasted barely a few weeks in the RIC before being posted to a barracks in Tipperary which the scene of a ferocious attack. There is some indirect evidence he was wounded in the attack and died a week later; another source suggest he drank himself to death!

There is no record of a Foulkes joining RIC. The fact that he has a CWGC grave indicates that they were satisfied that he was a serving officer.

Son of Henry and Elizabeth Foulkes, of Liverpool; husband of Frances E. M. Foulkes, of 41, Brookdale Rd., Liverpool.

1921 Sep 1. Gazetted as relinquishing his commission 6th DOW Lt C H Ffoulkes

British soldiers died in Ireland