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Charles Midgley

Private : 2nd/2nd East Lancs Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps


Rank : Private

Regiment : 2nd/2nd East Lancs Field Amb, Royal Army Medical Corps

Service Number : 448

Death : 13 August 1915

Buried : Panel 199 and 200 or 236 to 239 and 328. Helles Memorial, Turkey

Private Charles Midgley lived at 23 Duke-street, Harle Syke.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission >>

Burnley News, 1st September 1915

Private Charles Midgley
No news has yet been received of Private Charles Midgley of 23 Duke Street Harle Syke, who was a member of the R.A.M.C on board the ill-fated ship. Midgley, who was formerly a weaver, was known to be a good swimmer.

The ship referred to is R.M.S Royal Edward. It was sunk by an enemy submarine in the Aegean Sea on 13th August 1915.

RMS Royal Edward >>
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