Jersey Company Member Record
Charles William Blampied
Month Joined:
April 1915
Age (1915)
Jersey Militia Unit
Rank (1915)
Royal Irish Rifles No.
Hampshire Regt. No.
18 Unknown Town Battalion Rifleman 4372 N/A
Personal History    
The son of Charles and Madge, of 8 Almorah Crescent, St Helier. Prior to the war he worked for Mr W Shaw of Bath Street, St Helier. His brother John died in 1916 while serving with the Middlesex Regiment.

Known as 'Charlie', he was unable to leave with the main contingent in March 1915 due to illness, he didn't arrive in Ireland until April. After starting at Buttevant, in July 1915 he moved with the rest of the Jersey Company to Ballyhooley for further training. Shortly after arrival he drowned while swimming alone one evening in the River Blackwater.


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Photo Source(s)
Date of Death:
23 July 1915
Grave Photo
Cemetery / Memorial Photo
Ballyhooly (Christchurch) Church of Ireland Cemetery. Also commemorated on the Grangegorman Memorial None Currently Available None Currently Available
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