Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1884, Ipswich.

Died: 12th April 1918; age 33; KiA.

Residence: Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Parents residence: 2, Milton Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 220940.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 256th Brigade.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Busnes Communal Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of E.E. Clark, of 24, Lindsey Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.




1891   279, Spring Road, Ipswich.


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

Henry Clark, 37, a Market Gardener – own account, born Stratford St. Mary, Suffolk.

Phoebe Clark (nee Ames), 35, born Buxton, Norfolk.

Harry Clark, 16, born Stratford St. Mary.

William George Clark, 13, born Little Blakenham, Suffolk.

Phoebe Ellen Clark, 11, born Whitton, Suffolk.

Katie Laura Clark, 3, born Ipswich.


1901   267, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 16 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 47, a Market Gardener – own account.

Phoebe, 45.

Phoebe, 21, a Dressmaker – own account.

Katie, 13.

Frederick Ernest Clark, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   Chestnut House, Front Street, Mendlesham, Suffolk.


Charles was 27 years old, a Grocer & Draper – Dealer – employer. He was married and Head of the Household.

Emma, 30.


In 1906, Edmonton, Charles married Emma Elizabeth Ruffle, born 1881, Romford, Essex.


Soldiers’ Effects to E.E. Clark – widow & Harry Clark – brother.


Charles is remembered on the war memorial at the Town Park, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

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