Charles Richard NEWELL

According to the Thetford & Watton Times of October 12th 1914, Charles Richard Newell of Weeting was serving in the 7th battalion of the Norfolk Regiment.

Private 7915 Charles Richard Newell enlisted with the Royal Fusiliers on 4th September 1914. He went to France on the 26th July 1915, and was discharged as a result of his injuries on 21st December 1916

We have not been able to determin if the newspaper report is in error, or if these are two different men who happen to share the same names.

Silver War Badge

Victory Medal

British War Medal

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