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Charles and his brother John Ernest lived at Mill Green, Fritchley. Pre-war Charles worked at Ambergate wireworks. He enlisted in 1918 and served overseas with the 6th Foresters. He arrived home on leave in 1919 and was discharged through sickness in May 1919. After the war he had a lorry working as a haulage contractor with Clarence Wainwright. He married Violet Allsop in 1922 December qtr (Belper reg district) and later lived at Crich, where he worked as a council roadman.
Derbyshire Courier, 22 March 1919
Amongst Crich soldiers at present on leave from France and Belgium are Ptes. Sydney Harrison (Roes Lane), and Cpl. J. Hartshorne (Browns Hill). Pte Charles Ludlam (Mill Green) is on hospital leave.
Medal Index Card
Private Charles Ludlam , Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) No 117982 earning the British War and Victory Medals.
Silver War Badge
117982 Private Ludlam Charles; badge B211043; enlisted 21.5.18; discharged 10.5.19; para 392 (XVI); aged 21; served overseas
Charles Ludlam's brother Ernest Ludlam is also on the Roll of Honour.
1901: Mill Green
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1911: Mill Green
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1918 Crich voters
Charles Ludlam, Mill Green; absent on military service.
1939 Register: Church House, Crich
Charles Ludlam b.9 December 1897; labourer, council roadman
Violet M Ludlam b.25 February 1899