Capt Charles Palmer MC


1895 Dec 4.Born Nottingham

1901 census at 3, Glebe Street, Beeston, Village

1911 census at 17 Park Street Beeston

Went to Nottingham University

1914 Nov 11. Enlisted no. 3563

1914 Dec 16 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Yorks and Lancaster Regt

1915 Dec 27. Landed in France

1917 May 1. Promoted Temp Capt.

1917 May 25. Citation to MC Gazetted "Temp. Lt. Charles Palmer, York and Lan. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. In spite of being subjected to the most intense hostile fire, he maintained his position and repulsed a strong enemy counter-attack.

1919 Sep 8. Demobilised. Address Elms Rd, Sherwood , Nottingham

1920 Nov 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1042. Posted to I Coy. Father at 64 Ebury Rd, Sherwood Rise, Nottingham

1920 Nov 28 Promoted Section Leader

1921 May 21. Promoted Platoon Commander

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant

1924 Apr/Jun Died Nottingham age 28


WO 339/2652