Charles Henry Cousins was the only son of Henry and J. Elizabeth Cousins. He was born in Lurgan, County Armagh on 12th December 1900. His father Henry died sometime between 1901 and 1905. His mother remarried around 1905 to William Stewart McClean. The 1911 census records that the family lived at house 3 in Roughan, Augher, County Tyrone. Charles Cousins enlisted in the RAF on 25th September 1918. He was aged 17 and three quarters. Private Cousins served at the RAF School of Technical Training at Halton, Buckinghamshire, England. Private Cousins died at Central Military Hospital Aylesbury on 22nd Oct 1918. He was 18 years old.