Born: 1886, Ipswich.
Died: 26th September 1915; age 29; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 10th July 1915 – France.
Rank: Sapper; Service Number 42647
Regiment: Royal Engineers, 74th Field Coy.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Pas de Calais,
1891 22, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents, siblings & maternal grandmother.
Isaac Wardley, 30, a Plough Smith, born Ipswich.
Caroline Agnes Wardley (nee Bird), 30, born Ipswich.
Agnes Wardley, 7, born Ipswich.
Ellen Wardley, 2, born Ipswich.
Isaac Wardley, 2 months, born Ipswich.
Mary Ann Bird, 66, a widow, a Nurse.
1901 22, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 14 years old, a Compositor – Printer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Isaac, 39, an Agricultural Fitter.
Agnes, 16, a Book Binder.
John Wardley, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 38, Bond Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 25 years old, an Iron Tuner – Lathe – Agricultural Engineers. He was living with his parents & brother.
Isaac, 50, a Plough Fitter – Agricultural Engineers.
John, 17, a Boiler Maker – Agricultural Engineers.
Soldiers’ Effects to Isaac Wardley – father.
Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich, and on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk.