Born: 1898, Little Walsingham, Norfolk.

Died: 31st July 1917; age 19; KiA.

Residence: 99, Waveney Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 40483

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Formerly 2439, Suffolk Regiment.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1901   Deppenham Lane, Hoxne, Suffolk.


Alfred was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

George Edgar Sparrow, 28, a Caretaker & Gardener, born Rushall, Norfolk.

Ruth Sparrow (nee Little), 26, born Lanton Downham, Norfolk.

Edgar William Sparrow, 5, born Little Walsingham.


1911   99, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


Alfred was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George, 38, a Jobbing Gardener – own account.

Ruth, 36.

Edgar, 15.

Eva Ethel Sparrow, 8, born 99, Waveney Road, Ipswich.

John Pearce Sparrow, 4, born 99, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment




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