Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.


Born: 1892, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Died: 13th May 1919; age: 27; Died from Disease at Alverstoke, Hampshire.


Rank: Canteen Manager – Civilian.

Regiment: Mercantile Marine, H.M.S. ‘St. Vincent.’


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E.T. Curtis, of 185, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich & the late W. Curtis.




1901   67, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Curtis, 38, a Railway Guard, born Newmarket, Suffolk.

Emma Tabitha Curtis (nee Southgate), 34, born Wetherden, Suffolk.

Mildred May Curtis, 14, a Factory Hand – Net Work, born Marks Tey, Essex.

William Walter Curtis, 12, born Marks Tey.

John Curtis, 10, born Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Ernest Victor Curtis, 7, born Clacton-on-Sea.

Lily Francis Curtis, 6, born Clacton-on-Sea.

Ivy Maud Curtis, 4, born Clacton-on-Sea.

Roland Curtis, 2, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rose Edith Curtis, 1, born Bury St. Edmunds.


1911   The Flying Dutchman Hotel, Oulton Broad, Suffolk.


Charles was 21 years old, a Barman at the hotel for 68 year old, Joseph Clarke Balls – Hotel Keeper.


Charles is believed to be remembered on St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich.

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