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Private John Charlton

Private John Charlton

Male 1892 - 1918  (26 years)

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  • Name John Charlton 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 1892  Wakefield, , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Charlton, John C. Private.
      Enlisted with the 111th Battalion Dec. 1, 1915. He was Instructing Sergeant for a while in England but reverted to the ranks to get to France.
      He served in the Machine Gun Section of the 1st Brigade while in France.
      At the end of twelve months' service in France he was killed in action on August 31, 1918.
      He was in his 26th year and a native of Yorkshire, England.
      He was married.
      His mother lives at Preston - Mrs. P. Charlton Argyle St., Preston.
      He was killed in an attack on Vis-en-Artois Switch trenches by the bursting of a shell, and buried 800 yards east of a small village called Heninee.
      Anglican.
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    Eby ID Number Waterloo-179226 
    Died 31 Aug 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried Wancourt British Cemetery, , Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I179226  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2021 

    Father William Charlton,   b. Abt 1866, of, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Pollie Ramsden,   b. Abt 1866, of, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F51860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alberta Penprase,   b. 1892, Rednette, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Mar 1915  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F51861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Loving Memory Of/ Hilda Charlton/ Died Feb. 6, 1920/ In Her 21st Year/ Also/ John Charlton/ Killed In Action, France/ Aug. 31, 1918/ In His 27th Year.

    2. [S2465] Burial.
      Name:John Charlton Death Date:31 Aug 1918 Rank:Private Unit:1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps Service number:730129 Cemetery:Wancourt British Cemetery Cemetery Location:5 1/2 Miles South East of Arras, France Burial Place:Arras, France

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1892 - Wakefield, , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Mar 1915 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed in Action - 31 Aug 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wancourt British Cemetery, , Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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