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Le Masurier, C G

Bucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension

Bucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension, Near Bapaume

Only son of the late Charles Le Masurier & Mrs Ahier (formerly Le Masurier) of Heathdale, Samares, Jersey.

Killed in action, aged 22 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 26 April 1917

Roll of Honour. We regret to learn that Rifleman C G Le Masurier of 4th Battalion Rifle Brigade was killed while fighting on the Western Front on 4 April. Rifleman Le Masurier was the only son of the late Mr Charles Le Masurier of St Clement and Mrs Charles Ahier of Heathdale, Samares. Rifleman Le Masurier was in the civil service and in October 1915 he joined His Majesty's Forces for the duration of the war. He was in Jersey last March before leaving for the Front. The deceased soldier was 22 and in notifying the family of the young soldier's death the Regimental Commander has expressed sympathy with them, the notification being accompanied by the regular expression of sympathy from His Majesty the King. We would also tender to Mr & Mrs Ahier and other members of the family our sympathy in their bereavement.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Charles Gerald Le Masurier

Rifleman Charles Gerald Le Masurier
11th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own)

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 26 April 1917

Commemorated on St Clement's Parish Memorial, Jersey


Pictures courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas