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Charles Gardner

Killed in action October 1918

Aged 22

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Winchcombe Cemetery

Gloucestershire

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Charles Lyall

Gardner

1896

Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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.

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Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France

First World War

Private

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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