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Charles Edward Kitson

Male 1874 - 1928  (53 years)



  • Name Charles Edward Kitson  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 03 Nov 1874  Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 5
    Residence Apr 1881  24 Bath St, Portobello Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Education abt 1888 - 1893  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation 1891 - 1924  Army Officer  [5
    Residence Apr 1891  22 Leybourn Terrace, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Marriage 1905  Woolwich Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Lilian Potter,   b. abt 1881, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1906  Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • Army posting
    Decoration 1916  DSO  [5
    Post/Rank/Title bef 1918  Lieutenant-Colonel  [5
    Occupation 1920 - 1924  Commanding Officer, 2nd Bn The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment  [5
    Occupation 1925 - 1928  Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location ; Colonel in charge of Record Office  [5
    Post/Rank/Title abt 1925  Colonel  [5
    Death 11 Oct 1928  Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 8, 9
    • On Oct. 11, 1928, at Lichfield, Colonel Charles Edward Kitson, D.S.O., late Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, dearly loved husband of Lilian Kitson, aged 53. [8]
    Notes 
    • Kitson, Col Charles Edward; DSO 1916 -- Born 3 Nov. 1874; s of late Col J. E. Kitson, CB; m 1905; one d ; died 11 Oct. 1928. Colonel in charge of Record Office, Lichfield, since 1925. Education: Wellington College. Career: Joined Kent Artillery Militia, 1891; 2nd Royal West Kent Regt, 1893; served South African War (Queen's medal 3 clasps, King's medal 2 clasps); European War (Bt Lt-Col, DSO); commanded 2nd Bn The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, 1920-24. Club: Army and Navy. [Who's Who]
    Person ID I4474  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2014 

    Father James Edward Kitson,   b. 10 Jan 1848, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 May 1912, Harberton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Louisa Emma Christopher,   b. 18 Dec 1853, Lahore, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1936, Elmina, Cyprus Rd, Exmouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 1872    [10, 11, 12
    Notes 
    • 4 children; 3 living as at Apr 1911
    Family ID F1357  Family Group Sheet

    Family Lilian Potter,   b. abt 1881, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 1905  Woolwich Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Myrra Irene Kitson,   b. 08 Jul 1906, Hong Kong Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1972  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 07 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F1362  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 03 Nov 1874 - Aldershot Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 24 Bath St, Portobello Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1888 - 1893 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 22 Leybourn Terrace, Dover Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 1905 - Woolwich Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1905 - Woolwich Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1906 - Hong Kong Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Colonel in charge of Record Office - 1925 - 1928 - Lichfield Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Farnham, 4Q1874.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 6 b England

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 16 b Aldershot

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Aldershot, 4Q1874.

    5. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Woolwich, 1Q1906.

    7. [S03] Family Members, NM.

    8. [S05] The Times, death notice, 12 Oct 1928.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Lichfield, 4Q1928.
      age 53

    10. [S03] Family Members, DS.

    11. [S05] The Times, obituary, 11 May 1912.

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 39 yrs