Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 1898, Ipswich.
Died: 11th May 1916; age: 18; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Date of Entry Therein: 28th June 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 2852.
Regiment: North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales’s) Regiment, 1st/6th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pas de Calais,
1901 257, Uxbridge Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Charles was 2 years old and living with his parents & sister.
Frederick Edward Cockerton, 31, a Journeyman Baker, born Gazeley, Suffolk.
Alice Cockerton (nee Dyson), 31, born Barrow, Suffolk.
Eliza Rebekah Cockerton, 4, born Barrow, Suffolk.
1911 70, Henry Street, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Charles was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Edward, 41, a Malster – Brewer.
Frederick Cockerton, 10, born Burton-on-Trent.
Vera Cockerton, 6, born Burton-on-Trent.
Soldiers’ Effects to Edward Cockerton – father.