Born: 1896, Stoke, Ipswich, Suffolk.

Died: 9th March 1918; age 21; KiA – Palestine.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 320890

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 15th Battalion, (Suffolk Yeomanry).

Formerly 47595, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Jerusalem War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).




1901   67, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 4 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

Thomas Andrew Clover, 39, a Foundry Labourer, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

Susannah Clover (nee Gardiner), 43, born Ipswich.

Ellen Louisa Clover, 18, a Cardboard Box Printer, born Ipswich.

Agnes Maria Clover, 16, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Sarah Adelaide Clover, 13, born Ipswich.

Grace Clover, 12, born Ipswich.

George James Clover, 9, born Ipswich.

Mary Podd, 14, a Fancy Cardboard Box Maker, born Ipswich.


1911   377, Wherstead Road, Stoke, Ipswich.


Charles was 14 years old, a Plough Handle Fitter – Wooden – Plough Works. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Thomas, 49, a Foundry Labourer – Iron Foundry.

Agnes, 26, the Housekeeper – at home.

Sarah, 23, an Almond Blancher – Wholesales Grocers.

Grace, 22, an Almond Blancher – Wholesales Grocers.

George, 19, a Coal Poret – Coal Merchant.


Charles’s mother, Susannah Clover, died 1910, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Thomas Clover – father.


Charles is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich, and on the war memorial at St. Mary at Stoke Church, Ipswich.


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