Born: 1898, Great Blakenham, Suffolk.

Died: 30th November 1915; age 17; KiA.

Residence: Post Office Cottage, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

Occupation: a Footman.

Enlistment Deatils: Location: London; Date: 5th January 1915. Next of Kin: mother – Laura S.A.Keeble, Post Office Cottage, Rushmere St. Andrew.  Height: 6ft 7 1/2ins. Charles recorded his age as 19 years & 2 months.

Date of Entry Therein: 21st May 1915 – France.



Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 7799

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 9th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War and 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 46-48 & 50.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1901   White Horse Inn, The Street, Kersey, Suffolk.


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

James Mills Worledge, 35, a Publician – own account, born Henley, Suffolk.

Laura Sarah Ann Worledge (nee French), 33, born Ipswich.

May Elizabeth Worledge, 8, born Great Blakenham.

1 boarder – Charles James Keeble, 24, an Agricultural Labourer, born Baylham, Suffolk.


1911  Grove Cottages, Drift Spring Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 13 years old, an Apprentice Hairdresser. He was living with his mother, sister, step father and step siblings.

Charles James Keeble, 34, a Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Balham, Suffolk.

Laura Keeble, 42.

May Elizabeth Keeble, 18, a Housemaid – General Servant.

George William Keeble, 6, born Ipswich.

Margaret Alice Keeble, 3, born Ipswich.


Charles’s father, James Mills Worledge died 1902, Kersey, Suffolk.


On the 21st November 1919, Laura Keeble received the Memorial Scroll in memory of her son, Charles.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. Laura Keeble – mother.


The Rifle Brigade, 9th Battalion




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