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Name: James CHARLTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 10697
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 27
Unit: 6th Bn Yorkshire Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Richmond, Yorkshire.
Place of Residence: Westburn, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 7th August 1915
Place of Death: Dardanelles/Gallipoli, Turkey.
Battle/Campaign: Dardanelles/Gallipoli Campaign, 1915. Actions at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. Reference Panel 55 to 58.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, August 1918 and 2nd December 1919. Blaydon Courier, 18th September 1915 and 6th May 1916.
Family Details:
Son of George and the late Lizzie Charlton, of Westburn, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Four brothers.
Notes : All four brothers were on active service during the war. Brother George had been serving with the 5th Reserve Cavalry Regiment when he died of influenza and double pneumonia in December 1918, at Tidworth Military Hospital, London.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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