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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 29th October 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
New Basford Nottingham
He was the son of John and Mary Fewkes and the brother of Levi, Lois and Doris Fewkes. In 1911 they lived at 72 Mosley Street New Basford and later at 21 White Street Old Basford (both Nottingham). He was engaged to Dinah
In 1911 he was employed as a carriage hand.
09 Aug 1915
23
1612251 - CWGC Website
21062
Private
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Charles Fewkes, served with the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, was killed in action on 9th August 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Nottingham Evening Post, 9 August 1916: ‘FEWKES. Killed in action, August 9th , 1915, Private Charles Fewkes, 2nd Sherwoods, aged 23 years. When times are bad and friends are few, dear son how I long for you; the one I loved but could not save, buried in an unknown grave. Sorrowing mother, father, sisters Ethel, Ellen, brothers Edward and Levi.’ (Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Nottingham Evening Post, 9 August 1916: ‘FEWKES. Killed in action, August 9th 1915, Private Charles Fewkes, 2nd Sherwood Foresters. Though lost to sight, to memory dear. Silently mourned by his sisters Doris and Lois and fiancée Dinah.’ (Source: www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 29th October 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Charles Fewkes - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 29th October 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918