On this day 8th April 1918 – hostile artillery was active

27179 Pte Charles Scholes was killed in action aged 19

Son of Charles and Sarah Ann Scholes of I The Roach in Stapleford, Nottingham.

Charles had enlisted underage into the 16th Battalion (Chatsworth Rifles)

8/9/18: Hostile artillery was active.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s