Image courtesy of Richard Pipe.

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 21st October 1918; age 20; KiA.

Residence: 60, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 40850

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 15266, Royal West Kent Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


The body was exhumed and identified by a cross on the grave and Identity Disc, before reburial in May 1920.


Grave Reference:


Harlebeke New British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas James & Edith Mary Pipe, of 60, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.




1901   133, Spring Road, Ipswich.


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

Thomas James Pipe, 42, a Carpenter’s Foreman, born Otley, Suffolk.

Edith Mary Pipe (nee Warner), 33, born Gravesend, Kent.

Maud Edith Pipe, 7, born Ipswich.

Frederick Thomas Pipe, 5, born Ipswich.

Lettitia Alice Pipe, 4, born Ipswich.

Eleanor May Pipe, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   60, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.


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

Thomas, 52, a Carpenter – Builder.

Edith, 42.

Maud, 17, a General Domestic Servant.

Frederick, 15, a Telegraph Messenger – G.P.O.

Lettitia, 14.

Eleanor, 11.

Edward William Pipe, 6, born Ipswich.

Martha Annie Pipe, 4, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Thomas J. Pipe – father.


Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.


Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion

One Comment

  • Please note that to access Charles James Pipe (WW1) you have to click on Albert Edward Pipe and vice versa.
    I have a picture of Charles as he was my great uncle and I have sent you a copy via email.

    Well done for all the hard work and organisation to bring this all together.


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