Born: 1886, Belstead, Suffolk.

Died on or since death presumed: 31st July 1917; age 31; KiA.

Residence: Belstead.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 66359

Regiment: London Regiment, 12th Battalion.

Formerly 39982, Northants Regiment.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 6 & 8.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1891   Near the Mill, Belstead, Suffolk.


Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents.

Charles Baker, 41, a Gardener, born Snailwell, Cambridgeshire.

Ann Maria Baker (nee Everett), 41, born Welling, Brandon, Norfolk.


1901     Belstead Road, Belstead, Suffolk


Charles was 15 years old, Wheelwright Apprentice. He was living with his widowed mother & sisters.

Ann Maria, 41, a Laundress.

Isabel Olive Baker, 7, born Belstead.

Victoria Ann Baker, 3, born Belstead.


1911   43, The Street, Belstead, Suffolk.


Charles was 24 years old, a Carpenter. He was living with his mother & sisters.

Ann Maria, 51, a Laundress – own account.

Isabel, 17, a Laundress.

Victoria, 13.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ann M. Baker – mother.


Charles is also remembered on the St. Nicholas Congregational Church war memorial, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.


THE ROYAL FUSILIERS 12th (Service) Battalion:

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