Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1895, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 20th September 1917; age: 31; KiA.

Residence: 9, Levington Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 235040.

Regiment: The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), 1st/5th Battalion.

Formerly Private, 19851, of the Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory and British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 31 to 34.

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Brother to LEONARD AMOS CROOKS WEBB and paternal cousin to WILLIAM ISAAC WATERS.




1891   69, Norwich Road, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Charles was 5 years old and living with his parents and sister.

William Webb, 36, a Butcher – employer – own account, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Adelaide Matilda Webb (nee Plummer), 26, born Henley, Suffolk.

Eva Florence Webb, 2, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1901   69, Norwich Road, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Leonard was 15 years old, a Butcher. He was living with his siblings at their late parents’ home and business premises under the care of the Boothby family home.

Horace Immanuel Boothby, 27, a Butcher’s Manager, born Dersingham, Norfolk.

Emma Boothby (nee Smith), 25, born Snettisham, Norfolk.

Horace Edgar Boothby, 5 months, born Ipswich.

Eva Florence Webb, 12, born Ipswich.

Leonard Amos Crooks Webb, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   9, Levington Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

Charles was 25 years old, a Butcher. He was married and head of the household, his sister and paternal cousin were living at his home.

Alice, 25.

Eva Webb, 22, a Cook – Private Household.

Stephen Waters, 21, a Grocer, born Ipswich.



Charles’s mother Adelaide Matilda Webb died 24th November 1894, at her residence 69, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Charles’s father William Webb died New Year’s Eve, 1899, at his residence 69, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


In 1910, Felixstowe, Suffolk, Alice Rose Rayner, born November 1885, Sittingbourne, Kent – daughter of John William Rayner, a cement factory labourer and Martha Rayner (nee Attwood), of 27, Malcomb Place, Sittingbourne.


Alice and Charles had two children:

Kathleen Florence Webb, born October 1911, Felixstowe.

Eric William Webb, born March 1915, Felixstowe.


Soldiers’ Effects to Alice Webb – widow.


Probate to Alice Webb – widow.


Charles is remembered on the war memorial at the seafront, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

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