CHARLES EDWARD BERRY

 

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd April 1915; age 17; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th December 1914 – France.

 

 Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/8880.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

A.2.Suffolk Cemetery,

Vierstraat,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Siloam Place, Ipswich.

 

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

Abraham Ebenezer Berry, 42, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.

Charlotte Maria Berry (nee Leggett), 41, born Ipswich.

Frank Berry, 15, born Ipswich.

Albert Victor Berry, 10, born Ipswich.

Nellie Victoria Berry, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   28, Fore Hamlet, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 13 years old and living with his widowed father.

Abraham, 53, a Labourer – Coal.

 

Charles’s mother, Charlotte Maria Berry died 1909, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Abraham Berry – father.

 

In 1899, at Ipswich, Charles’s sister Gertrude Berry, born 1880, Ipswich, married Benjamin Henry Barber. Benjamin lost his life during the Boer War. He was ranked a Driver for the Royal Field Artillery, when on the 18th March 1900, he died from Enteric Fever, aged 28.

 

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