Personal info

  • Name: Wilson Hodgson CHARLTON
  • D.O.B: 9th April, 1907
  • D.O.A: 1st September, 1940
  • D.O.D: 12th May, 1953
  • Award: George Cross
  • Occupation at time of action: Acting Flight Lieutenant, Swanton Morley Station, Royal Air Force

Citation

 Flight Lieutenant Charlton is responsible for all work in connection with enemy bombs in an area comprising the greater part of two counties. Both by day and night, during recent months, he has dealt with some 200 unexploded bombs. He has successfully undertaken many dangerous missions with undaunted and unfailing courage. 

Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 17 January 1941. 21 January 1941, Numb. 35048, p. 403)

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