04-Fox, Charles Hassell
CHARLES HASSELL FOX
Charles Hassell was born in 1897 in Salford .
In 1901 he was living as a lodger in Cawder Street, Eccles with Albert Barlow born 1864 in Davyhulme and Bessie Fox born 1863 in Sherbourne, Dorsetshire. Albert was a Farmer and Bessie a Silk Winder
In 1911 the family had moved to 103 Moorside Road, Urmston, Albert and Bessie had adopted Charles who was now a Grocer’s boy.
Bessie died in 1911 and Albert in 1931
Charles’ birth parents are likely to be Henry Arthur Fox 1870-1942 and Mary Eastwood 1862-1898. Henry and Mary married in 1894. Mary died in 1898 leaving 2 children. Charles and Hannah born 1898. In 1911 Robert Fox born 1833, a widower, is living at 33 Balfour Road with his granddaughter Hannah Fox and daughter Annie Morris. Bessie Barlow and Annie Morris are Henry’s sisters.
Charles was in the Royal Field Artillery in the Territorial Force, service number 706609.
Charles died of wounds on 1st September 1917. He is buried in Belgium
He was awarded the Victory medal.
Charles is remembered in the Adinkerke Militery Cemetery.
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