Kelsall, Charles Henry –

Son of James Edwin and the late Clara Kelsall; husband of Zillah Adeline Kelsall (nee Jones), of 53, Wright Street, Hull, Yorkshire, and formerly of Horwich, Lancashire. Previously employed at the Horwich Loco Works. Served in the South African Campaign as a Trooper in the Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry. Drowned when his vessel was torpedoed in the Mediterranean.

Personal details

  • Surname: Kelsall
  • Forename: Charles Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 42
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 31st, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Third Engineer
  • Unit: SS Cambric (Hull).
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Mercantile Marine
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial, London, UK
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 28/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c*

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