Simpson, Charles –

Son of John Thomas and Mary Simpson, of 47, Cemetery Road, Tonge, Bolton, Lancashire. Died at Canterbury Hospital from peritonitis following upon an operation for appendicitis. Mistakenly reported as “W Simpton” in BJ&G.

Personal details

  • Surname: Simpson
  • Forename: Charles
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 18
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 6th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Unit: 5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 5506
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: June 28th, 1915 - 1915-06-28
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 09/07/1915 12/11/1915 12/11/1915 19/11/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f 5h 6c* 10o*

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