Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
   Captain Charles Newell
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers (British Army)
Died: 24/03/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 37
Charles Newell was the son of Joseph and Mary Newell of Dungannon. Charles was born about 1881 in Stewartstown, Co Tyrone. His father was a victualler (butcher) on Perry Street. The family lived there. The 1911 census records Charles as living with the family. He was 30 years old and single. He was an architect and surveyor. The family still lived at Perry Street, Dungannon. Captain Charles Newell was serving with the Royal Engineers when he died in France on 24th March 1918, aged 37.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Hilaire Cemetery
  Frevent, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave IV-A-9
CWGC Casualty 528010
The town of Frevent is 39 kilometres west of Arras, 12 kilometres south of St Pol and 16 kilometres south-east of Hesdin. St Hilaire Cemetery and Extension is on the eastern side of the town on the south side of the secondary road to Sericourt (D54).
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St Annes Church Of Ireland - WWI Dungannon
2 Holdfast L.O.L. 1620 Dungannon Roll of Honour Dungannon
3 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Holdfast Loyal Orange Lodge No 1620
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 1901 Census lists Newell family Does not list Charles as living with the family at house 1 in Killyconigan, Monaghan
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Dungannon Newell, Joseph, butcher, Perry street
3 1911 Census lists Newell family Lists Charles as age 30 living with the family at house 38 in Perry Street, Dungannon
4 Photos of Captain Charles Newell
5 National Archives UK Military record can be purchased here (not a download)
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Captain Charles Newell's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023