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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
Person Details
Worksop, Notts
George Charlesworth was born in Worksop, just like his large family of around 12 siblings. His birth was in 1882 and the parents were Charles and Lucy Charlesworth, who over their married life, lived in Kilton Road and later in Clinton Street. In 1908 Charles Charlesworth died at the age of 54. His widow, Lucy, re-married 2 years later in 1910 to William Hayes. George immigrated to New Zealand in 1909.
12 Aug 1918
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406373 - CWGC Website
39758
Private
1st Bn Wellington Regiment New Zealand Expiditionary Forces
Pte. George Charlesworth Worksop Guardian 23 August 1918 The long list of Worksop men who have fallen in the war must be added the name of Pte. George Charlesworth, of the 23rd Reinforcements, New Zealand Regiment, who died in hospital at Salisbury from cerebrospinal fever, on the 12th inst. Pte. Charlesworth was a Worksop man by birth and a member of a well known Worksop family. He was the eldest son of the late Mr. Charles Charlesworth and Mrs. Hayes, 235, Gateford Road, Worksop, and immigrated to New Zealand in 1909. When in England he worked in the building trade at Worksop, and latterly at Sheffield. He en-listed in 1916, and came over to the old country in uniform. He visited Worksop in the summer of last year before going to France, and in January this year he was invalided to England through illness. He was in Worksop about seven weeks ago, and on returning to camp he encountered the illness from which he died. He was buried on August 14th at Stratford Cemetery, near Salisbury, with Military Honours. Amongst the mourners were Mrs. Hayes (mother), Mrs. Birch, Mrs. Wrack and Miss Dora Charlesworth (sisters), and three nurses from the hospital. Diseased who was 36 years of age, was unmarried. Two brothers are serving, Fred in the Royal Marine Artillery, and Charles in the Navy.
CWG additional information:- Son of Lucy Hayes (formerly Charlesworth), of 395, Gateford Rd., Worksop, Notts., England, and the late Charles Charlesworth. Buried at Stratford-Sub-Castle (St. Lawrence) Churchyard, UK. Research by Colin Dannatt George's service record can be accessed on the New Zealand Government archive web site (RDI 29-7-15)
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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    George Charlesworth - photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.