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Name: Robert CHARLTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: R Service No.: 235809
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Native of Corbridge, Northumberland. Age at Death: 37
Unit: 9th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers.
Former Unit(s): 270302 Northumberland Hussars.
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 51 Middle Row, Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: Blaydon on Tyne, Co Durham and Corbridge, Northumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Stargate Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds at the Canadian Hospital, √ątaples,
Date of Death: Monday 22nd April 1918
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: The Battle of the Lys, Belgium, 9th '29th April 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Stargate War Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: St Andrew's Church, Roll of Honour, Corbridge, Northumberland. Corbridge War Memorial, Cemetery, Corbridge, Northumberland.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: taples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference XXIX. K. 5a
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 4, 4th May 1918.
Family Details:
Third son of George and Annie Charlton, of Princess Street, Corbridge, Northumberland. Husband of Jane Ann Charlton of 51 Middle Row, Stargate, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Robert left 7 children.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Hexham Herald, 4th May 1918.
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