Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Hedley CHARLTON
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Photos and biographical details of Lieutenant Colonel Charlton are shown below.
Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Hedley CHARLTON, MC
Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Hedley Charlton, MC. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late William Charlton and of Frances Elizabeth Charlton, J.P., of The West Garth, Guisborough, Yorks; husband of Mrs. D. F. Money (formerly Charlton), of 79, Wodeland Avenue, Guildford. Killed 22 March 1918. Aged 32.
Buried ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Lieutenant Colonel Charlton was Manager of the Hedley Hope Colliery before joining the Yorkshire Regiment.
Bernard Hedley Charlton was baptised in St. Nicholas' Church, Guisborough, on 5 August 1885, with his date of birth given in the Baptismal Register as 22 May 1885.
David Charlesworth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
has forwarded photographs and information on Lieutenant Colonel Brenard Hedley
Charlton, MC. In addition to material that is in the Green Howards Museum,
there is a
biography of Bernard Hedley Charlton who was a student at the Guisborough
Grammar School (now the Prior Pursglove College).
David Charlesworth has found that Bernard Hedley Charlton is commemorated by at least 14 different memorials, - not all of which are on this website! However, the memorials on which he is known to be commemorated are listed below.
Below are two portrait photos. These photos, which are in the possession of the Green Howards Museum in Richmond, are shown below. Select either one for a larger sized image which open in a new window.
Below is an obituary notice which appeared in a contemporary newspaper;-
And finally is a note from a Green Howards Museum publication on the presentation of Colonel Charlton's medals to the Museum.
1. Wooden Battlefield Grave Marker Cross, formerly at St Philip & St James' Church, Tow Law, now at The Green Howards Museum, Richmond, North Yorkshire.
2. Wooden Battlefield Grave Marker Cross at St Nicholas' Church, Guisborough. North Yorkshire.
3. Tow Law War Memorial - The 'Monument'.
4. Guisborough War Memorial.
5. Stone Plaque, St Philip & St James' Church, Tow Law.
6. Brass Plaque, St Philip & St James' Church, Tow Law.
7. Guisborough Grammar School - Honours Board.
8. Roll of Honour Board, Rossall School Memorial Chapel.
9. War Memorial Panel, The Imperial College London (on the wall just inside the Royal School of Mining Building).
10. Plaque 1914-18, The North of England Institute of Mining & Mechanical Engineers. (NUT009). Located: Wood Memorial Library, Neville Hall, Westgate Road / Orchard Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
And on paper:
11. Printed Roll of Honour 1914-18 North of England Inst. of
Mining & Mech. Engs. (NUT238) at same address as (NUT009).
12. Roll of Honour, The Imperial College London.
13. The Royal School of Mining Register.
14. City and Guilds Register.
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