1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Alfred William Charles

Contributed by: Michael Charles, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Alfred William
Surname Charles
Year of Birth 1882
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Honourable Artillery Company
Place of Wartime Residence Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Alfred William's Story

Buried with colleague gunner Amos Solomon

He actually served with the Royal Garrison Artillery. A postman from Hull, served with 295th Siege Battery 300317 to 260917, acting corporal, killed in action at Armagh Wood/Mount Sorrel on Wednesday 26th September 1917, the Battle of Polygon Wood.Aged 35. He left a widow and three sons. Buried with colleague gunner Amos Solomon, aged 19, at Voormezeele Enclosures 1 and 2. A copy of my research folder is deposited with the Zonnebeke 3rd Ypres archives in Belgium.

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