Born: 1873, Linstead Magna, Suffolk.

Died: 16th July 1900; age: 27; Died of Disease at Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Residence: Wortwell, Norfolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 582.

Regiment: Scots Guards, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.

Clasps Awarded: Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Cape Colony & Orange Free State.


1881   St. Margaret’s Road, Bungay, Suffolk.

Charles was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert Chandler, 32, a Shoemaker – Journeyman, born Cratfield, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Chandler (nee Barber), 30, born Flixton, Suffolk.

Robert Chandler, 6, born Cratfield.

Harry Chandler, 4, born Cratfield.

Mary Elizabeth Chandler, 2, born Cratfield.

Maria Chandler, born Bungay.

1891   St. Margaret’s Road, Bungay, Suffolk.

Charles was 17 years old, an Agricultural Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 40, a Shoemaker.

Elizabeth, 40.

Robert, 16, a Builder Labourer – General.

Harry, 14, an Agricultural Labourer.

Mary, 12.

George Chandler, 8, born Bungay.

James Chandler, 5, born Bungay.

The Boer War.

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