Second World War - Lynsted Memorial Project

Charles Henry APPS (of Newnham)

b. 1913
d. 16th November 1940. Aged 27

Gunner, 892441
98 (Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry) Field Regiment,
Royal Artillery
Remembered with Honour
Greenwich Cemetery
Section Grave 71. Screen wall, Panel 1
Died as a result of enemy action

Royal Artillery Badge

Son of Charles William and Ethel Maud Apps of Champion Court Cottages, Newnham, Charles was serving at the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich and died as a result of the bombing in the Blitz.
The Royal Arsenal was bombed almost every night during this time.


The Blitz had been continuous for eleven weeks at the time Charles died.

November and December saw reciprocated 'Blitzing' of Mussolini's Royal Arsenal at Turin alongside bombing campaigns against Dusseldorf and Berlin.

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