Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

Charles Lloyd-Acton (c.1896 - 1918)

Charles Lloyd-Acton was born at Kinlet on 2nd April, 1896. He was the son of Richard Lloyd-Acton, a farm bailiff, and his wife Mary. In 1898 the family were living in Bridgnorth at Bylet Cottages, in 1901 they had moved to Sutton Maddock and by 1911 they were living at Bentley in the Parish of Worfield.

Charles emigrated to Canada, settling in Bender Hamlet, Manitoba. He joined the Canadian Army in May, 1916, and served in the 8th Battaliom, 63rd Canadian Regiment. He was killed in action on 9th August, 1918 and is buried in Manitoba Cemetery, Caix.

The death of Private Charles Lloyd Acton was briefly reported in the Bridgnorth Journal on 24th August, 1918.

Pte. Charles Lloyd Acton, 8th Batt, 63rd Canadian Regiment, son of Mr & Mrs Lloyd Acton, of Bentley, Worfield, Bridgnorth, was killed in action in France on the 9th inst.

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