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299638   Private Charles Henry Cousins
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force (British Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 12/12/1900
Died: 22/10/1918 (Died by accident)
Age: 18
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.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Aylesbury Cemetery
  Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, 9
Grave Ref: Grave X-123
CWGC Casualty 343741
The cemetery entrance is on the A41 on the left (in Tring Road) when travelling west from the direction of 'Tring'.
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1 1901 Census lists Cousin family Does not list Charles (not born) living with the family at house 31 in Princes Street, Lurgan Urban, Armagh
2 1911 Census lists Cousins family Lists Charles Henry as age 9 living with the family at house 3 in Roughan, Augher, Tyrone
3 Buckinghamshire Remembers Photo of Charles Henry Cousin's gravestone
4 Flickr photos Photo of Charles Henry Cousin's gravestone
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Charles Henry Cousin's gravestone can be purchased here
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