Charles Alexander Antrobus, Captain, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Died 25th April 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 35
Charles Alexander Antrobus was born in 1880 and baptised on 23 January 1881 at Christ Church, Eaton, near Congleton, the son of Mary Egidia (nee Lindsay) and John Coutts Antrobus, a Justice of the Peace, of Eaton Hall, Congleton, Cheshire.
Captain Charles Antrobus is buried in grave ref. XI. A. 8. at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. His family asked for the inscription “BEATI MUNDE CORDE“ – meaning “blessed are the pure in heart”- to be added to his headstone.
Locally, Captain Charles Antrobus is commemorated on the Eaton war memorial, near Congleton.
His brother Cecil Hugh Antrobus also fell.