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Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire
Service No: 5464
Regiment / Corps / Service: Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 17th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Charles Northage was the son of Theresa Northage (born Hull, Yorkshire), daughter of Charles and Mary Northage and half-brother of Private James Bones (23904), 8th (Service) Bn East Lancashire Regiment who was killed, 13 July 1916 and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
1891 Colne, Lancashire Census: 47, Parliament Street - Charles Northcote [sic], aged 9 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of Teresa Northcote, single woman. [Theresa was married to Patrick Bones in 1893.]
1901 Colne, Lancashire Census: 2, Union Street - Charles Northage, aged 19 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of Theresa and stepson of James [sic] Bowens [sic].
1911 Colne, Lancashire Census: Turvey Crook - Charles Northage, aged 29 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire. [Charles, a cotton weaver, was lodging at Turvey Crook.]
Charles was married to Catherine Howley in 1913.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Charles Northage, 5464, Lancashire Fusiliers. Theatre of War first served in: (1) [France]. Date of entry therein: 15 July 1915.
Charles is commemorated on the Colne War Memorial.
Photograph: 'Colne & District Roll of Honour & War Record 1914-1919'.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Charles NORTHAGE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Lancashire Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division
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