THE FIRST WORLD WAR

On Village Day 2014 we staged an exhibition inside the Community Hall, using IWM resources combined with local archives and research.

There are 23 First World War names on our parish war memorial and The Charltons Historical Society intend to commemorate them all in a variety of ways during the forthcoming centenary years. 

1914  -  Walter MOODY

1915
Albert CAMPBELL,  Harold SPACKMAN,  [Percival] Leonard BROOKS,  Frederick SWEET

1916
Thomas FIRMINGER,  Sidney WILCOX,  William HALLETT,  Albert SUGAR,  Robert SUGAR

1917
Reuben HANHAM,  Walter BALE,  Francis HALLETT,  John KNIGHT,  Wilfred SWEET,  Herbert DYER

1918
Henry NORRIS,  George ACKERMAN,  [Sidney] Herbert DYER,  Roberts HALLETT,  Quinton WYATT

1919  -  [Solomon] William WILCOX                     and in 1921  -  Edward PULLINGER


EMIGRATION

Two of the many Charlton Mackrell men who emigrated to Australia in the 1800s were Charles and Joseph SUMMERS.

We have information about many other families with connections to The Charltons.