image from 1918 Chronical newspaper.


Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 1918; age 21; KiA.

Residence: 2, Silent Street, Ipswich.

Rank: Second Lieutenant.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Douchy-Les Ayette British Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Davall, of Ipswich.




1901   12, Cardinal Street, Ipswich.


Cecil was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Richard Davall, 42, a Boot Maker – own account, born Holborn, Middlesex.

Laura Davall (nee Sugars), 32, born Ipswich.

William Alfred Davall, 5, born Ipswich.

Elsie May Davall, 1, born Ipswich.

Edith Alice Davall, 2 months, born Ipswich.


1911   109, Camden Road, Ipswich.


Cecil was 13 years old and living with his sisters as boarders to 43 year old, Sophia & 39 year old George Maskell a General Labourer – Engineers Factory.

Elsie, 11.

Edith, 10.


Cecil’s father Walter Richard Davall, died 1907, Ipswich. His mother Laura Davall, died, 1909, Ipswich.

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