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  • Photograph courtesy of Bill Pepper
Person Details
06 Jun 1875
Youghal bay, County Cork
His family came from Nottingham and his father was a serving solder in Ireland. Although born in Ireland, Charles grew up in Nottingham as one of six children. The family are on census returns for Nottingham for 1891, 1901. Charles married Alice, my grandmother, in Bedford, and fathered four sons. The family finally settled in Burton on Trent and Alice lived to 102 years and died in 1984 in Burton.
Professional cricketer for Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Rye, Brechin, Darlington, Kendal, Worthingtons, Burton on Trent .
13 Sep 1917
438697 - CWGC Website
South Uxbridge Street, Burton on Trent, Staffs.
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Killed by shell along with his commanding officer at Ypres, Shrewsbury Forest section of trenches at about 8 pm, 13th September, 1917. He had a brother John who also served in the Sherwood Foresters in India etc, He was a sergeant and held the military cross for gallentry
He is buried in La Clytte Military Cemetery, Belgium (grave ref 2.D.3). Information Courtesy of Bill Pepper.
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  • Photograph courtesy of Bill Pepper
    Charles Pepper - Photograph courtesy of Bill Pepper