Born: 1882, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd May 1900; age: 18; Died of Disease at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.

Residence: 5, Cottage Place, Gymnasium Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2684.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 14 Brigade Field Hospital, South Africa Field Force.


1891   5, Cottage Place, Gymnasium Street, Ipswich.


Charles was 8 years old and living with his widowed father, siblings & paternal cousin.

Isaac Trenter, 51, a Butcher, born Ipswich.

Margaret Trenter, 20, the family’s Housekeeper, born Ipswich.

Arthur William Trenter, 13, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

Lily Trenter, 11, born Ipswich.

Lizzie Trenter, 20, a General Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.


Charles’s mother was Emma Trenter (nee Brundish), born 1840, Mendlesham, Suffolk – died 1884, Ipswich.

The Boer War.

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