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Charles Wighton

In memory of:

Captain Charles Wighton

November 25, 1915

Military Service


Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Youngest son of the late Col. Edward Wighton (Royal Field Artillery) and Anna Rose Wighton, of Calcutta, India.

Commemorated on Page 133 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Special Memorial 28.

Location:

AZMAK CEMETERY is on the south side of Azmak Dere, a watered ravine which runs south-westward into the north side of the Salt Lake. I enclose an information sheet on The Gallipoli Peninsula, which I hope you will find to be of interest.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of CHARLES WIGHTON– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the  Rooms Archives and Museum St Johns Newfoundland. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Gravestone of Charles Wighton– Youngest son of Colonel Edward and Anna Rose Wighton of Calcutta, India.
  • The Azmak Cemetery– The Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey.
  • Badge– In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who served during World War 1 and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Page– In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who served during World War 1 and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Charles Wighton– In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment who served during World War 1 and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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