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George CHARLTON

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Surname: CHARLTON

Forename(s): George

Place of Birth: Crawcrook, Co. Durham

Service No: H/69126

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Reserve Cavalry Regiment, 5th

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Age: 28

Date of Death: 1918-12-02

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: North of Church.

CWGC Cemetery: GREENSIDE (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD

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Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: THORNTON RUST, YORKSHIRE

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George Charlton was the son of George and Elizabeth Charlton, née Greener. George, senior, was born at Bywell (Parish), Northumberland and Elizabeth at Ryton, Co. Durham.

1891 Crawcrook, Co. Durham Census: Halls Cottages - George Charlton, aged 1 year, born Crawcrook, son of George and Elizabeth Charlton.

1901 Crawcrook, Co. Durham Census: West Burn - George Charlton, aged 11 years, born Crawcrook, son of George and Elizabeth Charlton.

1911 Thornton Rust, Yorkshire Census: Thornton Hall - George Charlton, aged 21 years, born West Burn, Co. Durham. [George was employed by John Chapman, Farmer. In 1911 George's father was living with his daughter, Elizabeth, and son-in-law, George Macgowan Foster at Caldbergh near Middleham, Yorkshire.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Dvr George Charlton, T4/057767, Army Service Corps; 69126, Corps of Hussars. Theatre of War first served in: ( - ). Date of entry therein: ( - ).

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte George Charlton, T4/057767, A.S.C.; 69126, 5 R.C.R. Died 2.12.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte George Charlton, H/69126, 5 Res Cavy Rgt. Date and Place of Death: 2.12.18 Mily. Hosp. Tidworth. Pneu. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - George. £28 12s. 5d.

George is mentioned in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Reserve Cavalry Regiment, 5th

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Reserve Cavalry Regiment, 5th

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Surname: CHARLTON

Forename(s): G

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: H/69126

Rank: Private

Regiment: 5th Reserve Cavalry Regiment

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Age: 28

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Died Date: 02/12/1918

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