CHARLES PERCY PAGE

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 9th December 1917; age 22; died as a German Prisoner of War at Mannheim.

Residence: Sewerage Cottage, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43112

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Formerly 2289, Suffolk Cyclists.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

In May 1924, the body was found and exhumed from Grave No. 10, Row 7, at Mannheim Main Cemetery, Eastern Plot 2, Baden. The details on the cross identified the body but there were no particulars found on the remains. The body was reburied at Niederzwehren Cemetery.

 

Grave Reference:

I.J.6.

Niederzwehren Cemetery,

Kassel,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Susannah Page, of Sewerage Cottage, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Severage Cottages, Outfall Cottages, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Page, 39, a Sewer Attendance – Corporation, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Susannah Page (nee Fisher), 37, born Hitcham, Suffolk.

Albert Fisher, 19, a Grainary Farm Labourer, born Ipswich.

John Page, 15, a Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Thomas Frederick Page, 12, a Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Alice Louisa Page, 11, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Page, 10, born Ipswich.

Jane Emmeline Page, 8, born Ipswich.

Elsie Maud Page, 5, born Ipswich.

Ethel Page, 3, born Ipswich.

 

1911   The Pier Hotel, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

 

Charles was 17 years old, a Boots man. He was employed by 57 year old, James Benjamin Manners, a Hotel Manager – People Relief.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to William Page – father.

 

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