Private Charles Henry Birch

Army Number: 269875 (formerly 3545)

Battalion: 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Son of Charles and Jane Birch, of 10, Mount Street, Heanor, Derbyshire. He enlisted at Ilkeston, Derbyshire and was killed in action, 21st March 1918, aged 23, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private Charles Henry Birch is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Lawrence’s Church War Memorial, Heanor, Derbyshire.