Born: 1878, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 26th April 1915; age 37; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2249

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,








1881   31, Castle Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Teager, 33, a Bricklayer, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Rebecca Teager (nee Shephard), 32, born St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Thomas Teager, 14, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

John Isaac Teager, 8, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Kate Teager, 1, born Ipswich.


1891   15, Castle Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 44, a Bricklayer.

Rebecca, 44.

William Teager, 5, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Caroline Teager, 7, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Rebecca Teager, 4, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


1901   St. Peter’s Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.


Charles was 23 years old, a Soldier, ranked Private in the 3rd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.


1911   14, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 34 years old, a Bricklayer. He was married & Head of the Household.

Maud, 33.

Charles, 10.

Dorothy, 4.

Gladys, 2 months.

Leslie, 2 months.


In 1903, Ipswich, Charles married Charlotte Louise Maud Jessup, born 1877, Sheerness, Kent. They had 6 children:

Charles Jessup Teager, born February 1901, Ipswich.

Lilian Charlotte M. Teager, born 1903, Ipswich – 1908, Ipswich.

Dorothy Rebecca Teager, born April 1906, Ipswich.

Gladys E. Teager, born February 1911, Ipswich.

Leslie William Teager, born February 1911, Ipswich.

Stanley T. Teager, born 1914, Ipswich.


Charles’s mother, Rebecca Teager died, 1915, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Maud Teager – widow.


Charles is also remembered on St. Matthews Church memorial.

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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