Biography of Lance Corporal Christopher Henry Baxter, (43015)
7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Formerly 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

Died 14th August 1918


  • Name: Christopher Henry Baxter
  • Date of birth: 1890
  • Place of Birth: Lenton, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: July – September 1890
  • Place of Birth Registration: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

  • Name: Charles William Baxter
  • DOB: 1866
  • Place of Birth: Great Humby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Waggoner on fram

  • Name: Sarah Jane Bradford
  • DOB: 1867
  • Place Of Birth: Lenton, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1887 Grantham District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Mary Elizabeth Bradford, 1887, Lenton
  • Sarah Jane Baxter, 1890, Lenton (Died 1906)
  • Christopher Henry Baxter, 1890, Lenton
  • Edith A Baxter, 1893, Lenton
  • Charles William Baxter, 1893, Haceby

  • 1891: Christopher is living with his parents at his grandparents house in Lenton, Lincolnshire
  • 1901: Christopher is living with his father in Haceby, Lincolnshire
  • 1911: Christopher is living with the Faulkner family in Humby, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 20 and he is listed as a waggoner on farm
Relatives in services

  • None found

  • Name: Alice Horsman
  • Date of birth: 1894
  • Place of Birth: Spanby, Lincolnshire, England

  • Date of Marriage: 1915
  • Place of Marriage: Bourne District, Lincolnshire


  • Alice Cambrai Baxter, 1918, Bourne
Wife’s parents

  • Father: Edward Horsman
  • Mother: Annie cooke

Newspaper Mentions

  • Grantham Journal Saturday 16th June 1917
    Baxter 43015 C. (Bourne)

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found
Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Lance Corporal Christopher Henry Baxter, 43015, 7th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 14th August 1918 in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • Available

Effects Left Too

  • Widow Alice


  • The British Medal
  • The Victory Medal


  • UK:
  • Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
    Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Lance Corporal C H Baxter, 43015, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 14 August 1918.
  • Remembered with honour, Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres.
  • Grave VIII. E. 13.

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Enlisted in Bourne
  • Died of wounds


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