WILSON, Charles Robert

ß Щ At time of signing on in January 1915 he was living at 70 Swarcliffe Road, Sheffield, but was not called up until May 1918, 51988 Pte 6 Bn 9/2 Duke of Wellington’s West Riding Regt. (DC 21/9/18; ‘home on leave this week’). He went to France in October 1918 and was wounded on 4/11/1918, a week before the armistice, probably in the Battle of Sambre. Promoted to L/Cpl in Jan 1919 and transferred to 2 Bn West Riding Regt in July 1919 before being discharged in Oct 1919. b 1897 Hathersage, son of Robert Charles (coal & corn carrier), brother of Frank. 1901C living at Bank Top, Hathersage, with his siblings, widower father, and his mother Sarah’s father, Samuel Darwent. 1911C a farm labourer at Scraperlow Farm.  Oct 1919 living at Bank Top, Hathersage. He became a police officer in Sheffield, retiring with the rank of Superintendent. He married Gladys Martin in 1923, in Sheffield, and died in 1977 when he was living at 193 Twentywell Lane, Sheffield.