Image courtesy of Mike Flory


Born: 1885, All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Missing – Death presumed: 20th May 1917; age: 32; KiA.

Residence: 48, Cullingham Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8458

Regiment: Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 6,

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,







1891   152, Handford Road, Ipswich.


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

James Reason Noble, 36, a Boot & Shoe Repairer, born London.

Lucy Maria Noble (nee Sharman), 31, born Ipswich.

James Henry E. Noble, 8, born Ipswich.

Archibald Walter Noble, 5, born Ipswich.

Albert Edward Noble, 3, born Ipswich.

Frederick Frank Noble, 2, born Ipswich.

Kathleen Lucy Noble, 3 months, born Ipswich.


1901   152 – 154, Handford Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 16 years old, a Machine Hand. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 46, a Boot & Shoe Repairer & Live Bait Catcher – own account.

Lucy, 40.

James, 18.

Archibald, 14, an Errand Boy.

Frederick, 10.

Ernest Herbert Noble, 4, born Ipswich.

Florence Lucy Noble, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   48, Cullingham Road, Ipswich.


Charles was 26 years old, a Saw Sharpener & Tool Grinder – Horticultural Builder. He was married and head of the household.

Violet, 22.

Harry, 6 months.


In 1909, Ipswich, Charles married Violet Cecilia Grayston, born July 1888, Ipswich – daughter of Harry Grayston, a letter carrier – postal service, and Bessie Jane Grayston (nee Farman), of 44, Wells Street, Ipswich.


Violet and Charles had four children:

Harry James Noble, born September 1910, Ipswich.

Charles Frederick Noble, born January 1912, Ipswich.

Albert Edward Noble, born March 1914, Ipswich.

Violet Evelyn Bessie Noble, born Christmas Eve, 1917, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Violet C. Noble – widow.


Image courtesy of Diane Buckenham (nee Noble).

Cameronians ( Scottish Rifles), 1st Battalion

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