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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
Person Details
Mansfield Nottinghamshire
He was one of eight children born to iron moulder John and Hannah (née Johnson) Sipson. Charles married 24 year-old Margaret Elsie Pearson at St. Barnabas’ Church, Pleasley Hill in 1913. In 1914 his daughter Constance was born followed by a second daughter, Margaret Kathleen, in 1915, while the family were living at 7, Portland Street, Pleasley Hill.
He started his army carreer by enrolling in the Northumberland Fusiliers in 1901 and serving in Dublin, Mauritius, and India finally leaving the Regular Army in 1908/9. After leaving the Army he changed jobs from tram car conductor, to train driver, to working at Pleasley Colliery.
09 May 1915
193416 - CWGC Website
7 Portland Street, Pleasley Hill.
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Probably a recalled reservist, he re-enlisted 07/09/1914 aged 31 years and 37 days. He was only in France from 18/03/1915.
Y Farm Military Cemetery Grave Reference: E 31
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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
    Charles Sipson - Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.