Born: 1907, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd may 1943; age: 36; at Haruku Island.

Residence: 11, Coplestone Road, Ipswich.

Dennis was recorded in the London Gazette – 4th December 1925 – Male Sorting Clerk & Telegraphist (postal), Ipswich.

Rank: Aircraftman First Class; Service Number: 1225240.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.


Grave Reference:


Ambon War Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward E. Westlake & Agnes B Westlake, of Ipswich; husband of Grace R. Westlake, of Ipswich.




1911   138, Kemball Street, Ipswich.


Dennis was 4 years old and living with his widowed mother & brothers.

Agnes Bessie Westlake (nee Cackett), 36, a Laundress – own account – at home, born Hanwell, Middlesex.

Edward Harry Westlake, 11, born Ipswich.

Ernest Frank Westlake, 9, born Ipswich.

Leonard Charles Westlake, 7, born Ipswich.

Oliver Richard Westlake, 6, born Ipswich.


Father: Edward Ernest Westlake, born 1868, Tollesbury, Essex – died 1908, Ipswich.


In 1932, Ipswich, Dennis married Grace Ruth Rooke, born 1906, Ipswich.


Probate to Grace Ruth Westlake.

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