HOWARD, Charles Henry George  
Name:  Howard, Charles Henry George
Date of birth:  March 2nd, 1906
Date of death:  May 12th, 1941 (Erith Marshes, Kent, Great Britain)
Nationality:  British
Description:  Article by Hans Molier, the Netherlands
Rank: The Right Honourable Earl of Suffolk & Berkshi
Unit: Research Officer, Minister of Supply (Bomb Disposal)
Action: Charles Henry George Howard, Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, received his George Cross posthumously for conspicuous bravery in connection with bomb disposal on 12th May 1941 in Erith Marshes in Kent.
Details: Date of Gazette 18th July 1941.
His father was killed in Iraq during the First World War, on 21st April 1917, and was buried in the Basra War Cemetery.
Memorial window in honour of Charles Howard in the Church of St. John the Baptist, Charlton, Malmsbury, Wiltshire

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