Initials: C J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 06/01/1917
Service No: 42585
Additional information: Son of Alfred John and Rosa Mary Childs, of New Pond Farm, Bayford, Hertford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 8
Description Medal card of Childs, Christopher
Corps Regiment No Rank
Durham Light Infantry 42585 Private
Date 1914-1920
Catalogue reference WO 372/4links to the Catalogue

1901 Census

Alfred John Childs 28, Farm Labourer, ploughman, Little Heath
Rosa Childs 25 , Hertford
Name Age Job Birthplace, Hertford
Ada Childs 10 months , Hertford
Christopher Childs 2 , Hertford

Arras Memorial

Soldiers Who Died in the Great War

Name: Christopher Childs
Birth Place: Hertford
Residence: Bayford, Herts
Death Date: 6 Jan 1917
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Gateshead
Rank: Private
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Battalion: 10th Battalion
Number: 42585
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre