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Killed in action October 1918
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30th September 1918
After three days of fierce battle moving to support infantry trying to cross the Canal du Nord near Cambrai, Charles was killed by a shell which landed on the spot where they had paused killing him instantaneously and wounding two others.
Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France
First World War
57th Battalion Machine Gun Corps
Went to Cheltenham Grammar School and had been articled to a Birmingham accountant for two years before his war service. His parents had been expecting their son Charles home on leave at any moment when they received word of his death. Previously wounded in July 1917.
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