Nield, Charles Henry –

Husband of Rachel Nield, of 176, Lee Avenue, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 45, Howcroft Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Sergeant 17, formerly Police Constable 89 of the Bolton County Borough Police, having joined the force 12/01/1906. (Bolton Archives: ABJ/22/139). A brother also served. Killed by the bursting of a high-explosive shell. Previous service in the South African and Crete Campaigns. Service number recorded as 2381 on CWGC.

Personal details

  • Surname: Nield
  • Forename: Charles Henry
  • Date of birth: March 3rd, 1882
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Great Lever, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 35
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 12th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: "B" Battery, 211th Brigade.
  • Service number: 711282
  • Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
  • Enlistment date: September 28th, 1915 - 1915-09-28
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 01/10/1915 28/09/1917 12/10/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7e 4g 6c* S2*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 21/09/1917

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