Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 27th September 1917; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 9773

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,





1901   Coffee House, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Charles was 3 years and living with his parents & brother.

Charles William Eaton, 31, a Coach Builder’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

Sarah Eaton (nee Wardley), 29, born Ipswich.

Lancelot Cyril Eaton, 2, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1911   7, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.

Charles was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 41, a Coach Builder’s Labourer.

Sarah, 39.

Lancelot, 12.

Ivy Doris Eaton, 7, born Ipswich.

Albert Edward Eaton, 5, born Ipswich.

Emily Maud Eaton, 1, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Eaton – father.


Charles is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

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