Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd December 1914; age 20; Died of Wounds – No. 4 Clearing Hospital, Lille.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 4th March 1912; Occupation: Chair Maker.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1332

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Lillers Communal Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E.J. Bradbrook, of 50, Rope Walk, Ipswich.






1901   70, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac John Bradbrook, 29, a Show Maker & Riveter, born Ipswich.

Jane Elizabeth Bradbrook (nee English), 28, born Ipswich.

Ellen Elizabeth Bradbrook, 7, born Ipswich.

John Isaac Bradbrook, 4, born Ipswich.

George William Bradbrook, 2, born Ipswich.

Henry Thomas Bradbrook, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   85, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 16 years old, a Chair Maker. He and his brother were visitors at the home of their 25 year old cousin Albert English, an Oil Mill Labourer.

John, 14, a Chair Maker.


Charles’s father, Isaac John Bradbrook, died 1916, Ipswich.

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Charles is also remembered on the Ransomes & Rapier’s war memorial at Bourne Park, Ipswich.

Suffolk reg


Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



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