Charles Morton – British War Medal & Victory Medal

Gunner 755854 Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery D Bty, 251 Brigade Territorial Force.

b.Abt 1895, Stannington, Sheffield. Died of wounds 8th May 1918, aged 23 years France & Flanders

Buried: Beaurepaire French National Cemetery, Pontavert, Aisne, France (1242)
Awarded British War Medal & Victory Medal. Medal Roll show previous Reg No 984 Royal Horse Artillery and Driver 610411 Royal Field Artillery

Disinterred from Monaco F.M.C. Berry-au-Bac and re-buried in the Cemetery above

CWGC Headstone reads “Rest in Peace”

1911 census shows Charles working as a Pony Driver underground at the Coal Mine and living at 16 Mulberry Terrace, New Kyo, Annfield Plain with his parents, four brothers and three sisters.