|1. Memorial:||Spalding Cemetery||I.68.Z|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.124|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||10C GQS|
|4. Book:||De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour||Vol.4|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of Henry Herbert and Helena Harvey; husband of Kathleen Mary Taprell Harvey, of West Elloe, Spalding. Born at Wellesby, Spalding.
Education & Career :
Solicitor, Spalding (1905).
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||2/4 Lincolnshire Regiment|
|Action :||France & Flanders|
Died of Wounds.
Recorded as an entry in Wisden on the Great War: The Lives of Cricket's Fallen 1914-1918 By Andrew Renshaw: "CAPT CHARLES LEWIS HARVEY (Lincoln Regt), died of wounds, May 10 , aged 38. Lincolnshire XI. He is remembered in a stained-glass window in the church of St Mary & St Nicolas, Spalding; the war memorial also commemorates his brother-in-law, John Victor Ariel Gleed (qv). The men are dressed as medieval knights but each has a photographic image of his face." [See portrait image]
Also recorded in De Ruvigny's "HARVEY, CHARLES LEWIS, Capt., 2/4th (Territorial) Battn. The Lincolnshire Regt., eldest surv. s. of Henry Herbert Harvey, Solicitor and Clerk to the Spalding Urban Council by his wife; b. Spalding, 12 March 1879; educ. at Harpenden; was a Solicitor, in partnership with his father at Spalding; obtained a commission 10 Oct. 1914; was sent over to Ireland; served with the Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders from 15 Feb. 1917, and died at No. 2 General Hospital, Chelsea, S.W., 10 May following, from wounds received in action at Hargicourt Quarry on 6 April previous. Buried in Spalding Cemetery. His Commanding Officer wrote: "He was so splendid out here, and won the admiration of us all by the able way he carried out all his duties." Another officer wrote: "Not only is a splended soldier gone, but every man in need of help has lost a friend." He was a good all-round athlete, and played for his county at both cricket and hockey. He m. at Spalding, Kathleen Mary, only dau of John Wilson Gleed and had a dau., Mary Joy, b. 13 Oct. 1916."
France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Hundred of Elloe No. 469 E.C.||Lincolnshire|
9th March 1905
13th April 1905
11th May 1905
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Researcher : Bruce Littley