CHARLES HENRY JAMES

Charles is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 1895, Rowhedge, East Donyland, Essex.

Baptised: 7th April 1895, at St. Lawrence Church, East Donyland, Essex.

Died: 26th September 1915; age: 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 12929.

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 11th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Location:

Panel 85 to 87.

Loos Memorial,

France.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Philip & Alice James, of 478, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS:

 

1901   Albion Street, Rowhedge, East Donyland, St. Lawrence, Essex.

 

Charles was 6 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Philip Benjamin James, 32, a Sea Mariner, born Rowhedge.

Alice Agatha James (nee Howling), 32, born Peckham, London.

Philip Benjamin James, 7, born Rowhedge.

 

1911   4, Albion Street, Rowhedge, East Donyland, St. Lawrence, Essex.

 

Charles was 16 years old, a Shipwright Apprentice. He was living with his parents & brothers.

Philip, 43, a Mariner – Fishing.

Alice, 43.

Philip, a Mariner – Fishing.

Benjamin William Blyth James, 9, born Rowhedge.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Philip Benjamin James – Father.

 

 

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