Regiment : 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 16423
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 12th March 1915 aged 19
Buried : Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 34.
Relatives : Son of Susan Careless, of The Elm, Newtown, Offenham, Evesham, Worcestershire, and the late Richard Careless
Memorial : Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Church Book of Remembrance
Also appears on : Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Church with the information: Pte. Offenham St Mary and St Milburgh Churchyard. Offenham Royal British Legion Club.
Credits : Evesham Journal researched by Peter Stewart.
Additional information in the book: 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.
From the Evesham Journal and Four Shires Advertiser, Saturday, September 18, 1915:
Pte. C.R. Careless, eldest son, and Pte. H.S. Careless, second son of the late Mr. Richard Careless and Mrs. Careless, of Newtown, Offenham, are both reported missing under circumstances detailed in this column last week.
Cornelius Careless has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on the Ypres Menin Gate Memorial.