Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 27th March 1915; age: 18; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 10th September 1914.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 4859

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial  Reference:

Panel 10.

Ploegsteert Memorial,






1901   9, James Street, Ipswich.


Charlie was 3 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Robert Charles Jacobs, 26, a Flour Mill – Labourer, born Ipswich.

Emily Amelia Jacobs (nee Mallett), 24, born Ipswich.

Emily Kate Jacobs, 2, born Ipswich.

1 visitor.


1911   23, Priory Street, Ipswich.


Charlie was 13 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Robert, 36, a Labourer – Flour Mill.

Emily, 35.

Emily, 12.

1 visitor.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emily Jacobs – mother.


The Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion:




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