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Sneinton Nottingham
He was the brother of Arthur Tutin.
He was a professional soldier serving in 1911 with 43rd Bde Royal Field Artillery at Minden Barracks, Farnborough, Hampshire.
05 Nov 1916
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Gunner
Royal Field Artillery
76th Bty Thomas Tutin Charlton enlisted at Nottingham. He landed in the Asiatic theatre of war on 19th November 1914. He was taken prisoner during the fall of Kut on 29th April 1916 and died as a prisoner of war on 5th November 1916. Baghdad North Gate Cemetery, Iraq Grave Reference XXI.P.22
Nottingham Evening Post 22/6/1916: ‘TAKEN PRISONERS AT KUT. Nottingham Man Among 550 Believed Captured. Gunner T. Charlton, of the R.F.A., a Nottingham soldier, is believed to have been taken prisoner at Kut-al-Amara. The official lists have not yet been received from the Turkish Government, but the War Office last night [21st June 1916] issued the names of those believed to have been captured. They consist mainly of men of the R.F.A., R.G.A., and the Norfolk Regiment – including men of the West Surreys, East Surreys, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, Middlesex Regiment, and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who were attached to the Norfolks – and number nearly 550.’ Report courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Research by Peter Gillings
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