BALDWIN, Charles William

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit / Base: 
2 Independent Company
Regiment/Corps: 
Monmouthshire Regiment, 2nd Bn.
Service: 
Army
Number: 
4183553
Died : 
Sunday, May 26, 1940
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
38
Sergeant Charles Baldwin was killed in action during operations at Pothus, Norway (Scissors Force). Son of George and Elizabeth Baldwin; husband of Inez Jane Baldwin, of Penram, Glamorgan.
Service
10.01.1922 attested into the Royal Welch Fusiliers aged 20. Former trade: Haulier.
03.11.1925 transferred to the Worcestershire Regiment.
Later served with the 2nd Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment.
April 1940 volunteered from the Monmouthshire Regiment for the Independent Companies and attached No.2 Independent Company.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty lists / National Archives file WO417/13.
No.2 Independent Company War Diary Casualties at Bodo and Pothus / National Archives file WO168/106.
Royal Welch Fusiliers Attestation Registers.
 
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