1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Charles Hares

Contributed by: Linda Hares, on 2008-11-08

Charles Edwin Hares
First Name Charles
Surname Hares
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1918
Regiment Royal Field Artillery
Place of Wartime Residence Holt, Wiltshire

Charles's Story

Charles Edwin Hares was the twin brother of James William Hares. The twins were born in 1898 to Charles and Rosa Hares in the village of Holt near Trowbridge, Wiltshire. His brother James survived the war but sadly Charles died on 4th June 1918 at No. 30 Casualty Clearing Station, France of Broncho Pneumonia aged just 20.

He is buried in Pernes British Cemetery, France.

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