Charles Heazle

Charles was born in Saxlingham Nethergate on 2 February 1900. His parents were Thomas and Harriet Elizabeth Heazle, (nee Denmark). His father worked as a farm labourer and a dealer.

 Charles was baptised in St. Mary’s Church, Saxlingham Nethergate on 6 May 1900.

He had three brothers and two sisters.

Ellen May born 1884

Blanche Rosina born 1889

Thomas Henry born 1891

Harold born 1903

Henry Denmark born 1904

Charles enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps on 2 March 1918. He was just old enough to enlist. His service number was M/332562.

He did not serve abroad and was discharged on 7 May 1919. He received a Silver War Badge and was considered no longer fit for active service due to sickness.

In 1927 he married Ethel Norton, born 14 August 1903, and they had a son Ralph C Norton born in 1930.

They lived in Lower Tasburgh in 1939 and he worked as a bricklayer.

His wife died in 1952 aged 48 years and she is buried in Tasburgh Churchyard.

Charles died on 6 September 1981 in Aylsham, Norfolk.


England & Wales, Birth, marriages, death index 1837-2005

British Army Medal Roll Index cards 1914-1920

1939 Register –

UK Census collection

 Norfolk Electoral Rolls, Absent Voters List, Saxlingham Nethergate


Norfolk, Church of England Diocesan Baptismal Records.

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