The post office memorial was removed from the main post office on the Cornhill Ipswich ( now a bank ) to the main sorting office Commercial Road Ipswich.
(Some images have been lost from the frame since the move.)
FIRST WORLD WAR
click on the red writing for the men’s details.
SECOND WORLD WAR
FREDERICK WALTER NORTHROP
Born: 1919, Mutford, Essex.
Died: 14th November 1942; age 23.
Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 922391; Regiment: Royal Artillery, 67 Medium Regiment.
In May 1936, Frederick was nominated Postman in Ipswich/Felixstowe.
In November 1938, Frederick was nominated Male Sorting Clerk & Telegraphists.
Father: Frederick James Northrop, born 1890, Chelsea.
Mother: Edith May Baldry, born April 1891, Wickham Market, Suffolk.
In 1941, Ipswich, Frederick married Jean E. M. Leggett, born 1920, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter.
Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.
KENNETH WILLIAM SQUIRRELL
Born: 14th April 1920, Ipswich.
Died: 10th December 1941; age; 21; Killed on Active Service.
Residence: 11a, Melbourne Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Sergeant – Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; Service Number: 1252680; Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Squadron 15 OTU, Group 6.
Old Ipswich Cemetery,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest Harry & Hilda May Squirrell, of Ipswich.
Father: Erenst Harry Squirrell, born 1897, Camberwell, London.
Mother: Hilda May Squirrell (nee Hipgrave), born 1901, Ipswich.
Kenneth is also remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.
The Royal Mail Sorting office Commercial Road Ipswich