1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Charlie Turton

Contributed by: Vic Turton, on 2008-12-22

Charlie Turton
Rank
First Name Charlie
Surname Turton
Year of Birth 1878
Year of Death 1943
Regiment Worcestershire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Birmingham, Warwickshire

Charlie's Story

Charlie Turton was my grandfather. He joined the Worcestershire Regt in 1894 and fought in the Boer War and the 1st World War. He also fought with the "Whites" at Archangle whist on the reserve with the Royal Fusillers.

Memories of Grandad..

He then became a member of the Warwickshire Regt, Terratorial Army until ill-health forced him to retire in his 50's.

He served in South Africa, India, Egypt Ireland and England.

He had a large family, several brothers and sisters. He also had two sons and four daughters of his own.

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