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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval courtesy Murray Biddle
Person Details
Derby
Charles Shelton was born in 1879 the son of Thomas a gardener and Mary Shelton née Tomlinson of 43, Victoria Rd., Netherfield, Nottingham. Thomas was born in 1835 at Stoke Bardolph he died in 1918 aged 83 yrs Mary Tomlinson was born in 1843 at Carlton, married in 1871 at Nottingham they had 4 children. In 1911 the family lived at 43 Victoria Road, Netherfield Thomas is 75 yrs an old age pensioner living with his wife Mary 70 yrs
Native of Ouse Bridge, Gedling, Nottingham.
09 Oct 1916
37
526973 - CWGC Website
33047
Southampton
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Charles Shelton served as John Hall and lived at Ouse Bridge, Gedling, Nottingham. He enlisted at Southampton and was killed in action, 9th October 1916, aged 37, during the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt, near Thiepval, France during the Battle of the Somme. He is buried at Connaught Cemetery at Thiepval, Somme, France.
He served as John Hall (UKSWD)
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval courtesy Murray Biddle
    Charles Shelton - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval courtesy Murray Biddle
  • The family grave of the Shelton family commemorating the death of Charles Shelton at All Hallows Churchyard, Gedling, courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Charles Shelton - The family grave of the Shelton family commemorating the death of Charles Shelton at All Hallows Churchyard, Gedling, courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Photograph of Charles Shelton is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Charles Shelton - Photograph of Charles Shelton is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.