A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

Charles Gordon PARAMORE

Ancestral surnames: 

  • Paramore, Beall, Hockins, Hick, Burbeary, Allanson, Riby (by marriage: Dumont)
  • see his family tree drawing via www.groupphoto.co.uk/extra Row 2

 

Education: 

  • Merchant Taylors' School
  • A school in Germany (a postcard from him on 24th January 1903 from Königsfeld im Schwarzwald points to this being a Moravian school there)
  • The Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London

 

Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

Memorials: 

  • originally buried on the battlefield at 36c.G17c.6.6 (also given as being at “Lone Tree”, 3000 yards SE of Vermelles). His body was exhumed (from G.24.c.8.9 – identified by cross on grave) after the war and moved to Plot III, Row K, Grave 3 in Dud Corner Military Cemetery at Loos. Gravestone: “Captain C.G. Paramore, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 25th September 1915, Age 30” - no personal inscription. CWGC
  • Mortimer village memorial, Berkshire (one of 56 names)

  • St John’s Church, Mortimer, Berkshire (one of 24 names)

  • St Mary’s Church, Mortimer, Berkshire (one of 56 Names)

  • Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London (one of 35 names)

  • Tansley, Derbyshire (one of 31 names)

  • Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, Middlesex (one of 315 names)
    – 2 memorials including one where the names were hand-carved by the families of the fallen

  • Old Merchant Taylors' club at Durrants, Croxley Green (one of 315 names)   

 

Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 124-126

 

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