WISEMAN, Charles

† ≠ Enlisted on 11/9/1914. 12/272 Pte 12 Bn Y & L (Sheffield City Battalion). He accompanied the Battalion to Egypt in December 1915 and then to France in March 1916. Although his service record survives, parts are illegible. However, it appears to show that he sustained an apparently minor back wound. He was treated at 30 Casualty Clearing Station and re-joined his battalion on 9 July 1917. On 20/9/1917 he was evacuated home after suffering a bout of trench fever and spent a month in hospital. He returned to France on 6/4/1918 and was posted to 2/4 Y & L, joining them in the field on 13 April.  K I A 26/5/1918. Grave; Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. b 1893 at Sheffield, son of Dr Charles and Ellen of Walkley House, Sheffield, brother of James (below). 1901C  at Oak View Boarding School, Hathersage. He was a dental student at Sheffield University, where he was also a member of the Officer Training Corps. His name appears in the University’s Roll of Honour.