EDMUND SIMMONDS

 

 

Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 9th April 1918; age 32; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Pioneer; Service Number: 128529

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 5th Battalion, No.3 Special Coy.

Formerly 3657, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Sp.Mem.E.16.

Croix-Du-Bac British Cemetery,

Steenwerck,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Annie E. Simmonds, of 22, Foundation Street, & the late George Simmonds.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   25, Wingfield Street, Ipswich.

 

Edmund was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George William Simmonds, 40, a Shoe Maker, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Annie Eliza Simmonds (nee Moore), 37, born Thorndon, Suffolk.

George William Simmonds, 14, born Ipswich.

Alice May Simmonds, 11, born Ipswich – died 1898, Ipswich.

Maude Mary Simmonds, 10, born Ipswich.

Agnes Mary Simmonds, 8, born Ipswich.

Francis Simmonds, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1901   22, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

 

Edmund was 15 years old, a Shoe Maker – at home. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 50, a Shoe Maker – own account – at home.

Annie, 48.

George, 24, a Shoe Maker – at home.

Maude, 20, a Boot Fitter.

Agnes, 17, a Tailoress.

Francis, 15, a Hair Dresser.

Walter Simmonds, 8, born Ipswich.

 

1911   22, Foundation Street, Ipswich.

 

Edmund was 25 years old, a Boot Maker – at home. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 60, a Boot Maker – own account – at home.

Annie, 57.

Maud, 30, a Boot & Shoe Fitter.

Agnes, 27, a Tailoress – Coat Hand – Wholesale Clothiers.

Francis, 25, a Barber – own account.

Walter, 19. a Barber’s Assistant.

 

Edmund’s father George William Simmonds, died 1911, Ipswich.

 

Edmund is also remembered on the war memorial under Fire Brigade at the Town Hall, Ipswich and St. Pancras Catholic Church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

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 Royal Engineers, 5th Battalion, No.3 Special Coy

 

 

 

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