Born: 1897, Whitton, Suffolk.
Died: 28th October 1915; age 19; Died of Wounds.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 12532
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel & Maria Shemming, of 10, Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich.
1901 Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich.
Bertie was 4 years old and living with his parents & brothers.
Samuel Shemming, 41, a Brickmaker, born Hoxne, Norfolk.
Maria Shemming (nee Leftly), 43, born Brockdish, Norfolk.
Sydney George Shemming, 16, a Labourer in Iron Warehouse, born Scole, Suffolk.
Stanley Robert Shemming, 13, a Labourer on Fram, born Ipswich.
1911 Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich.
Bertie was 14 years old, an Errand Boy – Grocer. He was living with his parents & paternal uncle.
Samuel, 52, a Brickmaker.
Robert Shemming, 54, a Caretaker – Church, born Hoxne, Norfolk.
Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion: