Born: 1918, Hartismere, Suffolk.

Died: 21st May 1940; Age 22; died whilst in training at North Walsham, Norfolk.

Rank: Second Lieutenant; Service Number: 76814.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Sec. V. Grave 47.

Stowmarket Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick John Pay Eldridge & Elsie Gertrude Eldridge, of Stowmarket.


Farther-  Frederick John Pay Eldridge, born 1880, Westminster, London.

Mother – Elsie Gertrude Eldridge (nee Curtis), born Fulham, 1884. A Suffolk painter in oil.


David attend Ipswich School.


David is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


Posted in Second World War, Suffolk Regiment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


error: Content is protected !!