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Captain Charlie’s boozer: Charles Kingston

Charlie Kingston’s story of how families far away sought a focus for their grief.

Watch the story of Charles Kingston, an Officer who stayed on in France to bury the dead, and discover why the Government sent him home in disgrace.

Note: This story is a silent presentation. Minor modifications have been made to sentence structure for the purpose of digital display.

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