Born: 28th October 1876, St. John’s, Ipswich.

Died: 10th October 1914; age: 37; at 29, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 21st August 1914; Occupation: Millwright’s Assistant.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2089.

Regiment: 1st East Anglian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Emily Annie O’Neill, of 20, Cross Street, Erith, Kent.






1881  4, Arthur Cottages, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John O’Neill, 48, a Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Antrim, Ireland.

Emma O’Neill (nee Landymore), 33, born Wattisfield, Suffolk.

Anna Elizabeth O’Neill, 2, born Ipswich.

Alfred John O’Neill, 3 months, born Ipswich.


1891   68, Albion Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 14 years old he was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 55, a Foundry Labourer.

Emma, 43.

Annie, 12.

Alfred, 10.

Edith Jane O’Neill, 8, born Ipswich – died 1902, 68, Albion Street.

Alexander O’Neill, 5, born Ipswich.

Ethel Rose O’Neill, 2, born 68, Albion Street, Ipswich.


1911   8, Gower Street, Stoke, Ipswich.


Charles was 34 years old, a General Labourer – Engineers. He was a boarder at the home of 39 year old James Pettitt, a Maltser.


In 1911, Charles’s wife and daughters were living at the Bedwell family at Middle Street, Brandston, Suffolk.

Emily, 33.

Doris, 4.

Ethel, 8 months.

widowed mother Matilda, Bedwell, 73.

brother James Bedwell, 35, a Carpenter – at home.

brother William Bedwell, 29, a Gamekeeper.


Charles’s father, John O’Neill died May 1901, at 68, Albion Street, Ipswich. His mother, Emma O’Neill died July 1907, at 68, Albion Street, Ipswich.


On the 1906, Brandeston, Suffolk, Charles married Anna Emily Bedwell, born 1878, Brandeston, Suffolk. They had 2 daughters:

Doris Josephine O’Neill, born December 1906, Ipswich.

Ethel M. O’Neill, born 1910, Brandeston, Suffolk – died 1917, Dartford, Kent.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emily O’Neill – widow.

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