Private Charles Thomas Wallis

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

8 Dec 1917

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

17 Wood Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 3rd January 1918
Pte Charles Thomas Wallis

Pte Charles Thomas Wallis, 47794, 14th Battalion Welsh Regiment, was killed in action in France on December 8th, 1917. He was aged 20 and single.

Charles had originally enlisted in the East Anglian Royal Engineers at the outbreak of war but was on home service until a year before his death. He was than transferred to the Welsh Regiment and went to France just before Christmas 1916. The following April he was wounded in the arm and head, but returned to France following recovery.

His widower father, Percy Charles, was living at 24 Shirley Road, Luton, and had just been discharged from the Royal Defence Corps. Prior to enlistment, Charles had been living with Mrs Perry and her daughter at 17 Wood Street, Luton.

His brother Alfred was a driver in the Royal Engineers who had been serving in Egypt for over two years.

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Pte Charles Thomas Wallis

Author: Deejaya

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