Photo courtesy Simon Johnson
Charles enlisted in 1915 and served mostly in Palestine and Egypt. He arrived home in 1919 after over three years without leave. After demob he married Margaret Ellen Bradshaw in 1919 and lived at Robin Hood, Whatstandwell, where he was actively involved with Whatstandwell F.C. He worked as a stone mason for twenty-six years, later working as a labourer and roadman.
Photo courtesy Simon Johnson.
Derbyshire Courier 2 August 1919
CRICH, LEA, AND HOLLOWAY
Sapper Charles Greenhough of Whatstandwell, who has been serving with the RFA for about four years mostly in Palestine and Egypt arrived home a few day ago. It is over three years and a half since he was on leave. Pte Walter Bunting of Robin Hood, Whatstandwell, has also arrived home
Medal Index Record
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Charles Greenhough's brother James Greenhough is also on the Roll of Honour.
1891: Crich Carr
|Elizabeth||Greenhough||daughter||16||Factory hand||Crich Carr|
|Sarah Ann||Greenhough||daughter||1||Crich Carr|
|Phoebe||Greenhough||daughter||3 month||Crich Carr|
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|Sarah E||Greenhough||Head (wdw)||50||Wirksworth|
|Emma||Greenhough||daughter||22||Hosiery seamstress||Crich Carr|
|Lydia M||Greenhough||daughter||18||Hosiery seamstress||Crich Carr|
|Charles||Greenhough||brother||14||Gritstone mason||Crich Carr|
|Sara Ann||Greenhough||daughter||10||Crich Carr|
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|Emma||Greenhough||Head (single)||32||House keeper||Crich Carr|
|James||Greenhough||brother||29||Stone mason||Crich Carr|
|Charles||Greenhough||brother||23||Steam labourer||Crich Carr|
|Phoebe||Greenhough||neice||22||Factory machinist seamstress||Crich Carr|
|Sara Ann||Greenhough||sister||21||Factory machinist seamstress||Crich Carr|
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1918 Crich voters
Charles Greenhough, Whatstandwell; absent on military service
1939 Register: Robin Hood, Whatstandwell
Charles Greenhough b.14 August 1886; council roadman and general labourer
Margaret E Greenhough b.20 February 1877