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Son of John and Mary Riley, of Nottingham; husband of Elsie Riley of Prudential Buildings, Queen Street, Nottingham. He had three brothers, Joe, Will and Tom.
He was a postman.
01 Dec 1917
295626 - CWGC Website
Lance Bombardier
178th Bde Royal Field Artillery
He served in 'C' Bty. He is buried in the Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (grave ref. IV.O.6).
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged) 17 December 1917: 'Riley. Killed in action December 1st 1917, Bombardier Charles Riley RFA, 16 Thurgaton Street, Sneinton, (late postman). Wife Elsie (nee Barber), mother, father, brother Joe and Will (wounded in action), brother Tom.'
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