Thursday, 6 November 2014

St Michael's: Christopher Frank Challen

Christopher Frank CHALLEN
Died 13th November 1918

Date of Birth: March quarter 1895
Place of Birth: St Pancras, London

Christopher Frank was the son of Frank and Blanche Frances Challen (nee Harte). He had four living siblings: Philip, Katherine Mary, Gentian Patrica and Frances Elizabeth as well as a sibling who died before 1911. By 1901, the census shows the family living at 20 West Hill, St Pancras.
In 1911, the family were living at 62 Southwood Lane, Highgate.  Christopher was a scholar and his father worked as a managing director of a pianoforte manufacturing company.

Service Details: Lieutenant, Middlesex Regiment; Captain 1/7th Middlesex Regiment; Mentioned in Despatches
Place of Death: London
Place of Burial: Highgate Cemetery
Commemorated: Highgate Cemetery

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