ALFRED WILLIAM BLOMFIELD

Born: 1887, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.
Died: 31st July 1917; age 30; KiA.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 50127; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

Grave Reference:
Panel 21.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,
West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Julia Blomfield; husband of Ellen Martha Blomfield, of 20, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

CENSUS

1891   3, Union Street, Ipswich.

Alfred was 3 years old and living with his widowed mother & step siblings.
Julia Blomfield (nee Scofield), 30, a Paper Box Maker – Stay Factory, born Woodbridge.
Julia Rebecca Blomfield, 14, a Paper Box Maker – Stay Factory, born Ipswich.
Edith Agnes Blomfield, 12, born Ipswich.
Cornelius Arthur Blomfield, 10, born Ipswich.

1901   Churchyard, Elm Street, Ipswich.

Alfred was 13, years old and living with his mother & his step father.
John Bond Jennings, 54, a Bricklayer, born Bramford.
Julia Jennings, 40.

1911   20, Victoria Street, Ipswich.

Alfred was 23 years old, a Painter – House Decorator. He was living with his widowed mother.
Julia, 49.
1 boarder.

In 1912, Ipswich, Alfred married Ellen Martha Stopher, born October 1888, Ipswich. They had 4 children:
Edith Ellen Blomfield, born 1913, Ipswich.
Alfred E. Blomfield, born 1914, Ipswich.
Ethel May Blomfield, born 1916, Ipswich.
Lily Irene Blomfield, born 1917, Ipswich.
 

Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

 

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