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Le Maistre, C W

Hooge Crater Cemetery

Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ieper

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 6 December 1917

Jersey Soldiers Reported Missing. November 6 proved an unlucky date for the Jerseymen in the Hampshire & Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Regiments for in addition to the local lads who were killed, wounded, or reported missing during the fighting on the above date, the following casualties are also officially pronounced missing Private George Le Cocq of The Crown, St Martins and Private C W Le Maistre youngest son of Mr & Mrs P D Le Maistre of 15 James' Street, both serving with the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. We hope to shortly hear favourable news of both soldiers.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 10 September 1918

Roll of Honour. After many months of anxiety Mr & Mrs P D Le Maistre of 15 James Street have received official intimation that their son, Private Charles Winter Le Maistre, who was previously reported wounded and missing during the attack at Passchendaele on 6 November 1917 is now presumed to have been killed on that date. The deceased gallant soldier, who was in his 23rd year, was well known and highly respected locally, he being employed at the Loyal Supply Stores at the time of joining up. We offer the bereaved parents and other relatives our heartfelt condolences.



Charles Winter Le Maistre

Private Charles Winter Le Maistre
1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Youngest son of Daniel and Elizabeth Jane Le Maistre of 15 James Street, St Helier, Jersey and a former employee of the Loyal Supply Stores. Reported missing on the 6th of November 1917 at Passendale, then presumed to have died on that date.

Killed in action, aged 21 years

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 9 September 1918

Commemorated on New Street School Memorial and
on Aquila Road Methodist Church Memorial, Jersey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record