image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.
Born: 25th September 1890, Great Barton, Suffolk.
Died: 16th September 1916; age 26; KiA- in the great advance – during the Battle of Flers- Courcelette.
Residence: Camden Road, Ipswich.
Enlistment in the Royal Navy: Location: Chatham; Date: 9th August 1912; Occupation: Footman. Height: 5ft 6 ins, sallow complexion, grey eyes & dark brown hair. Tattoo – Heart on left arm.
Blenheim – 9th August 1912 – 30th September 1913.
Egmont II – 1st October 1913 – 16th February 1914 – 20 days detention – drunk.
Egmont II – 27th October 1914 – 31st March 1914.
Blenheim – 10th April 1914 – 10th May 1914.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich – 1914.
Served at the Battle of Loos.
Date of Entry Therein: 31st August 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 15418.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles Bond, of 124, Camden Road, Ipswich & the late Alice Bond; husband of Elizabeth May Robinson (formerly Bond), of Earls Green, Bacton, Suffolk.
1891 by the fen, Roydon, Norfolk.
Charles was a year old and living with his parents.
Charles David Bond, 30, a Gardener, born Roydon, Norfolk.
Alice Agnes Bond (nee Goose), 31, born Tasburgh, Norfolk.
1901 Fairfield House, North Entrance, Saxmundham, Suffolk.
Charles was 11 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Charles, 40, a Gardener & Caretaker.
James Bertram Bond, 7, born Bramford, Suffolk.
1911 Copenhagen Cottage, Bramford, Suffolk.
Charles was 21 years old, a Footman – Domestic. He was living with his parents.
Charles, 42, a Gardener – Domestic.
In 1915, Ipswich, Charles married Elizabeth May Jacobs, born January 1890, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth M. Bond – widow.
Charles is also remembered on the headstone of his parents, brother & sister-in-law, at Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion: