Sergeant Charles Breedon

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Army Number: 241671

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

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Born and lived at Clay Cross, Derbyshire. Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Breedon, of Brassington Street, Clay Cross. He was a shop assistant prior to enlisting at Clay Cross. He 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)

Sergeant Charles Breedon article
Derbyshire Courier 8th February 1919

Buried: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France. Noreuil German Cemetery Memorial 9.

Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France.

Sergeant Charles Breedon is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Bartholomew’s Church War Memorial, Clay Cross, Derbyshire.