Born: 1904, Essex.

Died: 9th November 1943; age 39; Japanese POW.

Residence: 52, Boyton Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 50194.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, attached 35 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles and Minnie Tillett; husband of Alethea Elizabeth Tillett, of Ipswich.




1911   14, Ashley Street, Stoke, Ipswich.


Charles 7 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Amelia Minnie Tillett (nee Chamberlain), 30, born Harwich, Essex.

James Albert Tillett, 5, born Essex.

Elsie Minnie Tillett, 2, born Essex.


In 1911, Charles’s father, Charles Henry Tillett, 32, a Dock Labourer, born Forest Gate, Essex. He was 1 of 43 lodgers at 12, Tidal Basin Road, Canning Town, Essex.


In 1928, Ipswich, Charles married Alethea Elizabeth Jemima Vinyard, born 1906, Ipswich.

They had 1 son.


Probate to Althea Elizabeth Tillett.

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