Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 13th October 1915; age 19; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 9295

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Panel 37 & 38.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1901 59, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Kidby, 33, a Bricklayers Labourer, born Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

Alice Ada Kidby (nee Clarke), 31, born Ipswich.

John William Kidby, 9, born Ipswich.

Alice Kidby, 7, born Ipswich.

George Kidby, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   359, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 15, a Milk Seller – Dairyman. He was living with his widowed father & brother.

William, 45, a General Labourer – Builders.

George, 13, a Milk Seller – Dairyman.

1 Housekeeper.


Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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