Charles Ronald Firth

Rank Second Lieutenant
Service No Unknown
Date of Death 09/11/1918
Age 27
Regiment/Service West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales' Own) 1st/5th Bn.
Cemetery Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel

Charles Ronald Firth was born in the winter of 1891 in Hull to Titus Firth, a fishmonger, and his wife Mary. He had three sisters; Lilian (b.1889), Winifred (b.1894) and Louisa (b.1904). As an adult, Charles was an elementary school teacher, prior to being conscripted to join the army. Charles was missing, captured by the Germans, on 25th April 1918. He died at Niederzwehren Prisoner of War Camp on the 9th November 1918.