Army Number : 13763
Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
Born and lived at Ripley, Derbyshire. Son of Joseph and Mary Ellen Baines of Argyl Road, Ripley. He was a general labourer prior to enlisting at Derby. He was killed in action, 9th August 1915, in the attack at Sanctuary Wood, Belgium.
Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.
Lance Corporal Charles Baines is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
All Saint's Church War Memoria, Ripley, Derbyshire.