Charles Edgar Spencer
2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Died on Wednesday 3rd July 1918 aged 27.
Charles died of inflammation of the lungs at Denain War Hospital after being taken prisoner by the Germans.
News of Charles's death was received via the Red Cross.
Charles is buried in the Denain Communal Cemetery France, which is 20 miles north east of Cambrai.
Denain was a German hospital centre ("Kriegslazarett Abteilung 29" (War Hospital Detachment 29) during the greater part of the War up to the 1st November, 1918.
The Communal Cemetery, was used by the Germans to bury their soldiers and (in 1917 and 1918) 153 British prisoners were buried.
Charles was born in Belper and enlisted in Sheffield. He had 3 brothers who also served, George the eldest who had been wounded, disabled and discharged, Henry and Maurice who had been wounded.
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