CHARLES HERBERT TURNER 

Rank: Private
Service Number: G/72491.
Regiment: 2nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) Died of wounds Thursday 17th October 1918 Age 24County Memorial Wilmslow
Commemorated\Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
Grave\Panel Ref: XXX.G.5.
Belgium

Born in 1894 at Bolton le Moors, Lancashire, son of congregational minister, Horace William and Beatrice Ada, (nee Burch), Turner, Back oth Bank, Bolton, Lancashire. By 1911, they were resident at Mendip Villa, Wilmslow, Charles siblings were, Lucy Beatrice, Bertha Jessie, Alfred Newnham, Grace Margaret, and Hilda Agnes Charles enlisted at Manchester. His campaign was fought on the Ypres Salient; he attained the rank of Sergeant but reverted at his own request, back to the ranks, 24/08/1918. He died of wounds received, Thursday, 17 October 1918, aged 24 years.


Cheshire County Memorial Project would like to thank H.A.G Carlisle for the picture and information on Charles.