Born: 1878, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd March 1915; age: 37; at No. 12 General Hospital, Rouen.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th September 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/9178

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


St, Sever Cemetery,








1881   64, Old Foundry Road, Ipswich.


Christopher was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry Chandler, 29, a Foundry Labourer, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Susannah Chandler (nee Wright), 30, born Nayland, Suffolk.

Susannah Chandler, 9, born Ipswich.

Mary Jane Chandler, 8, born St. Mary at the Quay, Ipswich.

Henry James Chandler, 6, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Arthur John Chandler, 4, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Ernest Herbert Chandler, 2, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Amos George Chandler, 1, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.


1891   25, Upper Orwell Street, Ipswich next to St. Michael’s Church.


Christopher was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 40, a Night Soilman.

Susannah, 41.

Mary, 18, a Stay Worker.

Harry, 16, a Foundry Labourer.

Arthur, 14, a Labourer – Sanitary Authority.

Ernest, 11.

Amos, 9.

Oliver Thomas Chandler, 8, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Beatrice Maud Chandler, 6, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Frank William Chandler, 3, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Harold Stanley Chandler, 1, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.


1901   29, New Street, Ipswich.


Christopher was 25 years old, a Cattle Drover. He was 1 of 25 boarders at the boarding house.


1911   39, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


Christopher was 33 years old, a Drover – Ipswich Cattle Market. He was living with his parents & brother.

Henry, 60, a Labourer – Ipswich Sanitary Authority.

Susan, 60.

Oliver, 29, a Jobbing Gardener.

4 boarders

1 visitor.


Soldiers’ Effects to Henry Chandler – father.

Christopher is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

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