Charles Reginald Brandreth
7th Battalion attached to the 2nd/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Killed in action at St Quentin on Thursday 21st March 1918 aged 24.
A huge German offensive was launched on Thursday 21st March 1918, following the largest bombardment ever seen on the Western Front. The Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields.
Charles has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras France.
Charles was the son of Henry Brandreth an assistant Schoolmaster and Martha Brandreth, of Highfield View, Nottingham Road, Belper.
Before joining up Charles was employed by Haynes and Sons grocers of Belper.
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