Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner

Private 27070

Charles Spencer

16th Battalion ('Chatsworth Rifles') Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

Killed in action on Tuesday 16th April 1918 aged 27.

Charles was killed near Ypres, Somme during the German Spring Offensive.

Previous to his death Charles had been wounded twice.

Burial Place

Charles has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial France which relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields and commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21st March to 7th August 1918




Born and resident in Belper enlisted in Derby in June 1915 Charles was the second son of Charles and Priscilla Spencer, of Prospect Cottage, Foundry Lane, Belper.


Before enlisting he was a moulder at the Eagle Ironworks Belper.

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