Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.
Born: 1891, Chelmondiston, Suffolk.
Died: 12th March 1915; age 23; Died of Wounds. at the battle of Neuve Chapelle
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 837
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Daniel Tovell of Chelmondiston.
1901 near Church, Chelmondiston, Suffolk.
Daniel was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Daniel Tovell, 57, a carpenter, born Chelmondiston.
Ada Alberta Tovell (nee King), 48, born Chelmondiston.
Mabel Jane Tovell, 22, born Chelmondiston.
Arthur James Tovell, 16, a Groom, born Chelmondiston.
Walter Edward Tovell, 14, a Groom, born Chelmondiston.
1911 14, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.
Daniel was 19 years old, a Stone Mason’s Apprentice. He was living with his brother & his family.
Arthur, 26, a Monumental Mason.
Audrey May, 2.
Soldiers’ Effects to Ada Alberta Tovell – mother.
Daniel is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Andrew’s Church, Chelmondiston, Suffolk; and on his parents headstone at St. Andrew’s Churchyard.
Ling, Webber, Tovell and Bridges (seated)
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion