Born: 1882, Copdock, Suffolk.

Died: 30th June 1918: age: 36; Died of Pneumonia at 64 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: Ipswich.

Employed: as a Quay Labourer for Messrs. R. and W. Paul.

Enlistment Location: London.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 306736.

Regiment: Labour Corps, 728th Area Employment Coy.

Formerly 11386, Royal Army Service Corps.


Grave Reference:


Bleue-Maison Military Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1891   98, Albion Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 9 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Joseph Clarke, 30, a Quay Labourer, born Copdock, Suffolk.

Louisa Clarke (nee Rout), 29, born Copdock.

Emily Louisa Clarke, 5, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Clarke, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   62, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 20 years old, a Moulder – Iron Works. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Joseph, 39, a Labourer – Dock.

Louisa, 39.

Emily, 16, Stay worker – Corset Factory.

Beatrice, 13.

Louisa Clarke, 10, born Ipswich.


Charles’s father, Joseph Clarke, died May 1911, Ipswich. His mother, Louisa Clarke, died February 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emily King & Beatrice Lawrence – sisters.


Charles is remembered on Holy Trinity Church and  St. Nicholas war memorial, 


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