ALBERT CHARLES BAXTER

Born: 1890, Stoke, Ipswich.

Officially accepted as dead: 8th May 1915; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8277; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, ‘A’ Coy, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Frances Caroline Baxter, of 42, Bell Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

1901   42, Bell Lane, Ipswich.

Albert was 10 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Thomas Baxter, 53, a Machinist at Factory, born Linstead, Suffolk.

Francis Caroline Baxter (nee Stringer), 48, born Diss, Norfolk.

William Baxter, 16, a Labourer at Foundry, born Ipswich.

1911   42, Bell Lane, Ipswich.

Albert was 20 years old, a Quay Labourer. He was living with his parents & brothers.

Thomas, 63, a Driller – Iron Foundry.

Francis, 59.

Thomas Edward Baxter, 34, a Wood Labourer, born Diss.

Frederick Baxter, 28, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.

Albert attended Stoke School, Ipswich.

Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

 

THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 1st Battalion: http://www.suffolkregiment.org/History.html

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

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