Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 16616 John CHARLTON
7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers
Died of Wounds , Saturday 21st August 1915, in Hospital in France, age 26
|Home address:||16 Mount Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1889, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Rose Hannah Charlton and Stephen Charlton|
57 Old Road, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
|Occupation:||Machine Fitter, Messrs. Ashton Bros.|
|Remembered:||Lillers Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France, |
plot IV, row A, grave 18.
|Link to Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Severely wounded in the muscles of the knee, and passed away shortly after admission into a clearing-house station, on the 21st August.
From a letter written by his friend William Timperley: