Born: 1877, Ipswich.
Died: 12th June 1916; Died of Wounds – Kitchener Hospital, Brighton, East Sussex.
Residence: Colchester, Essex.
Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.
Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/3407
Regiment: Essex Regiment, 11th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
1881 9, Victoria Street, Ipswich.
Charles was 3 years old and living with his parents, brother & paternal uncle.
William Markham, 24, a Gardener’s Labourer, born Sproughton, Suffolk.
Annie Markham (nee Sewell), 29, born Leiston, Suffolk.
William Arthur Markham, 5, born Ipswich.
Samuel Markham, 56, a widower, a Farm Labourer, born Sproughton.
1891 59, Prospect Road, Ipswich.
Charles was 13 years old, a Shop Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William, 39, a Jobbing Gardener.
William, 15, a Shop Boy.
Grace Louisa Markham, 9, born Ipswich.
Daisy Annie Markham, 5, born Ipswich.
In 1904, Colchester, Essex, Charles married, Beatrice Hetty Emma Tuner, born 1883, Clacton, Essex. They had 2 sons:
Arthur Wilfred Bertie Markham, born 1907, Colchester, Essex.
Stanley H. Markham, born 1912, Colchester, Essex.
On the 1911 census , Charles’s wife & son were living with his mother-in-law at her home – 18, Pownall Crescent, Colchester, Essex. His wife’s grandfather was also living at the house.
Sarah Ann Turner, 45, a widow, a Tailor’s Finisher, born Tendering.
Emma Hetty Markham, 26.
George Powell, 75, a widower, a Farm Labourer, born Great Bentley.