Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

Lance Corporal Eric George Cheasley

Name: Eric George Cheasley
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Shiplake, Oxon
Rank: L/Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201270
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: CHEASLEY, ERIC GEORGE
Initials: E G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 201270
Additional information: Son of George Henry and Charlotte Maria Cheasley, of Station House, Shiplake, Oxon.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Please see:

The Attack on Pond Farm, 22nd August, 1917

The Attack On Pond Farm and Other Strong Posts, 21st -24th August 1917

Attack on Strongpoints, South East of St. Julian, 22nd August 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)

Check out: http://family.charsley.org.uk/individual.php?pid=I2901&ged=charsley.ged

about 1898 31 38 Shiplake, Oxfordshire, England

Source: Station House, Shiplake, OxonGeorge H Cheasley, 33, head, Stationmaster, born Hanwell, Middx.Charlotte M, 31, born Hagbourne, Berkshire.Gwendoline M, 7, dau, born Hagbourne, Berkshire.Eric, 3, son, born Shiplake, Oxon.

Birth of a first cousin 1901 (Age 3) Female cousin: Norah Jessie Cheasley (I4371) – [Relationship Chart]
Father: William Cheasley (I3733) – [Relationship Chart]
Mother: Jessie Cheasley (I4398) – [Relationship Chart]

Census 1 April 1901 (Age 3) Shiplake, Oxfordshire, England

Source: Station House, Shiplake, OxonGeorge H Cheasley, 33, head, Stationmaster, born Hanwell, Middx.Charlotte M, 31, born Hagbourne, Berkshire.Gwendoline M, 7, dau, born Hagbourne, Berkshire.Eric, 3, son, born Shiplake, Oxon.

Marriage of a father’s sibling 1906 (Age 8) Aunt: Ellen Ann Cheasley (I2879) (Age 32) – [Relationship Chart]
Uncle: Raymond Cheasley (I3799) (Age 33) – [Relationship Chart]

Census 2 April 1911 (Age 13) Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, England

Source: 1911 Census, Henley on Thames (Index only)George Henry Cheasley, male, age 43Charlotte Mary Cheasley, female, age 41Gwendolen Mary Cheasley, female, age 17Eric George Cheasley, male, age 13

Universal Identifier 5A1D4713733D914EBEB2045A67CA7FEFCD26
Death of a grand-parent 1916 (Age 18) Brentford, Middlesex, England
Grandmother: Elizabeth Cheasley (I2877) (Age 75) – [Relationship Chart]

Source: Elizabeth Cheasley, death 1916, age 78, Brentford, Middx.Source BMD 1916D 3a 107

Death Death about 1916 (Age 18) France

Cause of death: Killed in First World War

Source: Eric Cheasley, death abt 1916, during First World War, killed in action, possibly France.Source Clifford Douglas Cheasley (4305)

Last Change Last Change 27 February 2009

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