Charles is remembered on the war memorial at Burlington Baptist Church, London Road, Ipswich.


Born: 1896, Beckenham, Kent.

Died: 11th April 1917; age: 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: London.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th July 1915 – France.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 42855.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 15th Divisional Signal Company.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star + Military Medal.


Grave Reference:


Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1901   10, Blakeney Avenue, Beckenham, Kent.


Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents & maternal uncle.

Frederick Ketley, 43, a Colporteur – Books, born Longford, Essex.

Annie Ketley (nee Springett), 39, born Totham, Essex.

Frederick George Springett, born Totham.

1 boarder.


1911   The Manse, Tolleshunt D’Arcy, Essex.


Charles was 15 years old, a Butcher’s Assistant. He was living with his father.

Frederick, 53, a Congregational Minister.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Ketley – father.

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