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    Posted: 09 Feb 2011 at 13:26
Name: WIGHTON, CHARLES
Initials: C
Nationality: Canadian
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Newfoundland Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Age: 35
Date of Death: 25/11/1915 Cause: Killed in action.
Additional information: Youngest son of the late Col. Edward Wighton (Royal Field Artillery) and Anna Rose Wighton, of Calcutta, India.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Special Memorial 28.
Cemetery: AZMAK CEMETERY, SUVLA
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=602067
 
 


Edited by Mal Murray - 09 Feb 2011 at 13:29
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The following short details of Captain Wighton's service were retrieved from the book "The First Five Hundred".
 

Granted Commission, Lieut, Sept. 21, 1914; British Mediterranean Expeditionary

Force, Aug. 20, 1915; Captain, Oct. 17, 1915; Killed in action.Suvla Bay, Nov. 25, 1915.

Page 151.



Edited by Mal Murray - 09 Feb 2011 at 13:31
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