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TOYNE, Charles

Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Last Name:TOYNE

First Name:Charles

Age At Death:21

Birthplace:Snarford

Residence:Snarford

Rank:Private

Service Number:13492

Regiment/ Service:Lincolnshire Regiment

Unit:6th Bn.

Date of Death:07/08/1915

Cause of Death:Killed in action

Place of Burial/ Commemoration:HELLES MEMORIAL

Country:Turkey

Panel/ Bay/ Grave:44 to 46.

UK Memorials:Welton Churchyard

Next of Kin:Son of Luke and Elizabeth Toyn, of Snarford, Lincoln.

Biographical Notes:Charles Toyn was born in Snarford in 1895, the son of Luke and Elizabeth Toyn. At the age of 16 he was working as a horseman for Barker Neave, a farmer at Hackthorn, Lincolnshire. 'Memorial Service for the late Pte. Chas, Toyne (sic), whose home was in the parish when he enlisted, took place in the parish church on Sunday evening. Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 11 September TOYN - In loving memory of Pte, Charles Toyn, of Snarford, 6th Lincolnshire Regiment, who was killed in action at Sulva Bay, August 7th 1915. - verse - From his mother, father brothers and sisters.' Lincolnshire Chronicle - Obits - 05 August 1916, pg 1.

Researcher:C J Anderson

Notes:Commemorated: Hackthorn St Michaels / Hackthorn War Memorial / Snarford St Lawrence / Welton Churchyard

Sources Used:Lincolnshire Chronicle - Welton - 11 September 1916, Lincolnshire Chronicle - Obits - 05 August 1916, pg 1.

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