CHARLES EDWARD BENNETT

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour

 

Born: 1876, Ipswich.

Died: 4th March 1918; age: 41; of Heart Disease. Served 1 year & 50 days.

Enlistment Details: Location: London; Date: 4th May 1915; age: 38; Occupation: Labourer; Religion: CofE; a Widower. Next of Kin: daughter – Elizabeth Bennett, of 33, New Street, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 3ins, fresh complexion, grey eyes & brown hair.

 

Service:

Home: 4th May 1915 – 11th May 1915.

Embarked: Southampton – 11th May 1915

Disembarked: Havre – 12th May 1915.

France: 12th May 1915 – 2nd April 1916.

Home: 3rd April 1916 – 21st June 1916 – Discharged: at Catterwick; age 40 years & 105 days; to 33, New Street, Ipswich. Character – Good.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: SS/10345.

Regiment: Army Service Corps, ‘A’ Coy.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.IA.20.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   109, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Bennett, 41, a Labourer, born Padington, London.

Eliza Bennett (nee Pipe), 36, born Playford, Suffolk.

James Thomas Bennett, 18, born London.

Clara Louisa Bennett, 16, born London.

Alice Elizabeth Bennett, 13, born London.

George Bennett, 12, born Ipswich.

William Charles Bennett, 10, born Ipswich.

Frederick Alfred Bennett, 6, born Ipswich.

Emma Rosa Bennett, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1891   23, New Street, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 15 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 55, a Lodging House Keeper & Bricklayer.

Eliza, 45, a Lodging House Keeper.

William, 19, a General Labourer.

Frederick, 17, a General Labourer.

Emma, 11.

Robert Herbert Bennett, 9, born Ipswich.

Sydney Samuel Bennett, 7, born Ipswich.

Rosa Bennett, 3, born Ipswich.

8 boarders.

 

1901   Short Street, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 25 years old and living with his wife.

Elizabeth, 22.

 

In 1896, Ipswich, Charles married Elizabeth Bennett, born 1879, Ipswich – died 1906, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter:

Elizabeth Maud Primrose Bennett, born April 1901, Ipswich.

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