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Forename(s): Charles Fordham
Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire
Service No: B/19652
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 29th Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. D. 11.
CWGC Cemetery: DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Charles Fordham Pearson was the son of George Taylor and Jessie Ada Pearson, née Dickinson. George was born at Borrowby, near Thirsk and Jessie at Leeds, Yorkshire.
1901 Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire Census: 48, Ash Grove - Chas F. Pearson, aged 7 years, born Leeds, son of Geo Taylor Pearson, widower.
1911 Settle, Yorkshire Census: Penyghent View - Charles Fordham Pearson, aged 17 years, born Leeds, Yorkshire. Bank Clerk. [Charles was boarding with Elizabeth Poole.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Charles F. Pearson, B/19652, Royal Fusiliers.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Charles Fordham Pearson, B/19652. Theatres of war in which served: 1(a) [France]: 26th R. Fus. 4.5.16 to 18.9.16. 20th R. Fus. 14.8.17 to 29.3.18. 2nd R. Fus. 30.3.18 to 15.10.18.
Charles is commemorated in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 29th Division
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