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Name:
Charles Swales
Casualty No.:
Initials:
C
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Hartlepool
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Unit:
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Carr House, Staindrop
Home Address:
Lartington
Civilian Employment:
Horseman at Lartington
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
St. Mary's Church, Staindrop Plaque
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Charles was born in Hartlepool. His parents were John Robert and Jane Swales of Hartlepool.  In 1911 he was aged 15 & employed as a horseman at Lartington. He lived with his sister Lily Adams (nee Swales) and her husband Thomas Adams.

Notes:

He joined up from Carr House, Staindrop & served at Hartlepool during the bombardment in 1914. It is possible that Private Charles H Swales 30606 of the 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, who died on 16th April, 1918, & is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial is the same person.

Sources:
Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;