Topic: Charles Dalston Charlton (1871-1923)

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Charles Dalston Charlton served in Samoa during World War I.

Charles Dalston Charlton as born in Gosforth, Northumberland in 1871. His parents were James Allen and Eleanor Charlton (nee Anderson) who married in Torquay, Devon, in 1859.

Charles's older brother, James, arrived in Katikati in 1885. It is not known when Charles arrived in New Zealand, but they are both said to have been farm cadets sent to Katikati.

During World War I, Charles served with the Samoan Relief (5th). He later served in Europe. 

Charles died in Katikati in 1923. He was buried in Katikati Cemetery.


Cenotaph (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Katikati Burial Records and Headstones (1991) New Zealand Society of Genealogists, Tauranga Group.

Military Personnel File (Archives New Zealand).

The Pioneers, Settlers and Families of Katikati and District (2012) by Christine Clement and Ellen McCormack (pp. 49-50).

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Charles Dalston Charlton (1871-1923)

Note:Service Number: 33327
First Names:Charles Dalston
Last Name:Charlton
Date of Birth:1871
Place of Birth:Gosforth, Northumberland
Country of birth:England
Date of death:1923
Place of death:Katikati
Place of burial:Katikati Cemetery
Fathers name:James Allen Charlton
Fathers date of birth:c1828
Fathers place of birth:Gosforth, Northumberland, England
Fathers date of death:1881
Fathers place of death:Gosforth, Northumberland, England
Mothers name:Eleanor Anderson
Mothers date of birth:1838
Mothers place of birth:Gosforth, Northumberland, England
Mothers date of death:1912
Mothers place of death:Durham, England
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)