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2nd Lieutenant Christopher Babington Sugden (1912)

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2nd Lieutenant Christopher Babington Sugden (1912)

Description

1/4th Battalion, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry).

Christopher Sugden was born on 13th March 1893 in Doncaster, West Yorkshire. He was the only son of Thomas Babington Sugden and Edith Constance, née Nicholson, of St John’s Lodge, Wakefield.

He was educated at Wakefield Grammar School, and matriculated in 1912.

He enlisted on 1st September 1914, and served in France.

He was killed in action at Armentières, on 25th May 1915, aged 22, and is buried at Bois-Grenier Communal Cemetery, France. He is also commemorated on the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School war memorial, Wakefield.

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Photo: © IWM (HU 118763)

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