EDWIN ALFRED ROPER

 

 

Born: 1889, Southborough, Kent.

Died: 7th October 1918; age 29; at Salonika – Pneumonia.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 24591

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

589,

Mikra British Cemetery,

Kalamaria,

Greece.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of L. Roper, of 225, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Glenthorne Cottage, Milton, Gravesend, Kent.

 

Edwin was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred Roper, 33, a Gardener, born Great Finborough, Suffolk.

Sarah Roper (nee Peck), 34, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Gertrude Mary Roper, 12, born Stowmarket.

Olive Sarah Roper, 3 months, born Gravesend, Kent.

1 boarder.

 

1901   32 & 34, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.

 

Edwin was 12 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred, 44, a Beer House Retailer – own account.

Sarah, 45, a Beer House Retailer.

Olive, 9.

Adelaide May Roper, 5, born Stowmarket.

 

1911   340, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.

 

Edwin was was 23 years old, a Market Gardener employed in his father’s business. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred, 53, a Market Gardener – employer.

Sarah, 53.

Olive, 20.

Adelaide, 14.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, Edwin married Louisa Maud Pittock, born 1894, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

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