Charles William Ward

20351, Private, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment.

Died on the 25th November 1916

Charles lived at 10 Nottingham Road and before joining the army had worked at the ESA factory.

He joined up in 1914 and had served in France since January 1916 where he saw action in many of the major engagements on the Somme.

However, he was admitted to hospital suffering from appendicitis and although he appeared to be recovering from the operation suffered a fatal relapse.

Charles is buried in the Longuenesse (St.Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France. (4.A.79.)

Medal Entitlement: British War Medal & Victory Medal.

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