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Name: George CHARLTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: G Service No.: H/69126
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham Age at Death: 28
Unit: 5th Reserve Cavalry Regiment.
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Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
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How Died: Influenza and double pneumonia.
Date of Death: Monday 2nd December 1918
Place of Death: Tidworth Military Hospital, London.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: St John's Churchyard, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. North of Church.
Decoration and Medals: War Medal. Victory Medal.
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, 2nd December 1919.
Family Details:
Son of George and the late Lizzie Charlton of Westburn, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Four brothers.
Notes : George's four brothers were on active service during the war. A brother James was killed in action whilst serving with the Yorkshire Regiment at Gallipoli, Turkey, 1915.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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