SerjeantBLYTHE, COLIN (CHARLIE)

Service Number 49296

Died 08/11/1917

Aged 38

12th Bn.
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Blythe, of New Cross, London; husband of Janette Gertrude Blythe, of 1, Vale Royal, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Professional Cricketer. Played for Kent between 1899 and 1914 during which time he took 100 wickets each season, bar two. He also played in 19 Test Matches for England.

Inscription

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND THE KENT & ENGLAND CRICKETER

Buried at OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY

Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Number of casualties: 557

Cemetery/memorial reference: I. L. 2.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.