Charles Green

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details

Born: 15 November 1892 in Tushingham, Cheshire.

Family: He was the third of seven children born to John Green, a domestic coachman, and his wife Mary E. No marriage can be traced for Charles.

Residence: He lived at The Lodge, Tushingham Hall, Tushingham until at least 1939.

Employment: In 1911 and 1939 he was a cowman on a farm.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: King`s Shropshire Light Infantry 

Rank: Private

Service Number: 13629

Date of Enlistment: 11 September 1914

Date of Discharge: 21 March 1916

Reason for Discharge: No longer physically fit for service

Medals and Awards

Charles was awarded the Silver War Badge (number 504315, issued 15 October 1920)

Silver War Badge

Great War History Hub Whitchurch Shropshire Medals Front Image

The Silver War Badge was issued in the United Kingdom and the British Empire to service personnel who had been honourably discharged due to wounds or sickness from military service in World War I. The badge, sometimes known as the "Discharge Badge", the "Wound Badge" or "Services Rendered Badge", was first issued in September 1916, along with an official certificate of entitlement.


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