Born: 1899, St. Teath, Cornwall.

Died: 9th August 1916; age: 18; at Ipswich.

Residence: Delabole, Cornwall.

Enlistment Location: Bodmin, Cornwall.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2321.

Regiment: Devonshire Regiment, 1st/7th Battalion (Cyclist) Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs. Eliza Blanche Ching, of Higher Nedrose, Delabole, Cornwall.




1911   Delabole, Cornwall.


Charles was 11 years old and living with his mother, step father & step sister.

Alfred Ching, 32, a Slate Quarry Labourer – Delabole Slate Quarries, born Stratton, Cornwall.

Eliza Blanche Ching (nee Burnard), 29, born St. Teath, Cornwall.

Florrie Ching, 3, born St. Teath, Cornwall.


Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at the village of Delabole, Cornwall.

Devonshire Regiment, 1st/7th Battalion (Cyclist) Battalion

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