Charles Alexander Antrobus, Captain, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers
Died 25th April 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 35
Son of John Coutts Antrobus and Mary Egidia Antrobus, of Eaton Hall, Chester. His brother Cecil Hugh Antrobus also fell.
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Captain Charles Antrobus is buried in grave ref. XI. A. 8. at Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey. His family asked for the following inscription to be added to his headstone: “BEATI MUNDE CORDE“ – meaning “blessed are the pure in heart”.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Captain Charles Antrobus, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.
Locally, Captain Charles Antrobus is commemorated on the Eaton war memorial, near Congleton.