ERNEST BENBOW BULLOCK

 

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died on or about: 7th October 1916; age 24; KiA – Guedecourt, France.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 35086

Regiment: Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Formerly 7121, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 11C & 12A.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Brother to Mr. P.C.Bullock, of 59, St, Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   ‘South Bank’ 215, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Ernest was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Cornelious Bullock, 47, a retired Watchmaker, born Douglas, Isle of Man.

Marianne Bullock (nee Lamb), 47, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Ethel May Bullock, 15, born Ipswich.

Percival Charles Bullock, 14, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1911   ‘South Bank’ 215, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Ernest was 18 years old, a Watchmaker’s Assistant – Watchmaker 7 Shopkeeper. He was living with his widowed mother.

Marianne, 57, living on Private Means.

1 general domestic servant.

 

Ernest’s father George Cornelious Bullock, died 1904, Ipswich. His mother Marianne Bullock, died July 1911, Ipswich.

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Ernest is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.

 

Yorkshire Light Infantry:

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