Southwater War Memorial
Charles Alfred BOURNE
6400808 Private Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion|
Called up and enlisted 28th April 1939
27th October 1942 as a result of a direct hit on the cook house
El Alamein War Cemetery, EGYPT XIX. A. 4
Youngest son of Matthew Thomas Bourne and Annie Violet Bourne of 12 Bottings Hill, Southwater|
Husband of Mary Bourne of Goole, Yorkshire whom he married in December 1941
He was in the Territorial Army and worked at Thakeham brickyard before the war.
He served in France and was evacuated from Dunkirk before being sent to the Middle East in 1942
El Alamein War Cemetery, EGYPT
His gravestone is marked
"In loving memory of our dear son, beloved husband of Mary. Rest in Peace."