Charles Harwood

Name

Charles Harwood

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

15/07/1916
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
12697
Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Addenda Panel
France

UK Memorials

Stanstead Abbotts Village Memorial

Pre War

Born about 1895, lived with parents James and Sarah in the High Street, Stanstead Abbotts. He had 3 brothers and 3 sisters. His occupation on the 1911 census is Butchers assistant.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regt. Killed in action on 15/07/16 attacking village of Pozieres. Charles was one of 25 men listed as missing from the attack. There were 243 casualties from a force of 500.

Acknowledgments

Terry Collins