Charles Ruth

Charles William Ruth

Personal Details

Charles William Ruth, born in Redenhall, Norfolk in 1877, the only son of Charles and Mary Ruth.

Husband of Mary (nee Wilson) Ruth of 36 Belton Road, Whitchurch.

Charles was a tobacco dealer when he enlisted on the 11th December 1915. He contracted Tuberculosis and was discharged, unfit for any military service, on the 27th July 1917.

Military Details

Regiment : Army Ordnance Corps
Rank : Private
Service Number : O/29707

Died of Illness; United Kingdom 17th June 1918 Age 41

Medals and Awards
Charles did not see action overseas and was consequently not awarded any campaign medals

Further Information

Will of Charles William Ruth
Ruth, Charles William of 36 Belton-road Whitchurch Shropshire died 17 June 1918 Administration (with Will) London 17 August to Margaret Ruth widow. Effects £1805 9s. 4d.

Taken from Forces War Records

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Information provided by Terry Evanson Whitchurch, Shropshire and Whitchurch Museum and Archives

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