CHARLES WILLIAM SMITH

image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 9th April 1917; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th September 1914.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 3/8897

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

IV.C.11.

Tilloy British Cemetery,

Tilley-Les-Mofflaines,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Smith; husband of Sophia Florence Smith, of 7, Lower Barclay Street, Ipswich.

 

 In 1916, Ipswich, Charles married Sophia Florence Newton, born 1898, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter:

Agnes Elizabeth Smith, born January 1918, Cosford, Suffolk

.CHARLES W SMITH

Sophia & Agnes, 8th January 1934 at Sarony, Major’s Corner, Ipswich. Photograph courtesy of Jane Yanko.

 

Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.

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