Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 29th October 1915; age 18; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9425

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Panel 37 & 38.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John A.E. & Caroline Summers, of 73, Rope Walk, Ipswich.




1901   5, Ocean Queen Yard, Ipswich.


Ernest was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Albert Edgar Summers, 28, a Bricklayers Labourer, born Ipswich.

Caroline Summers (nee Pike), 27, born Ipswich.

Edith Maud Summers, 9, born Ipswich.

John Walter Summers, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   73, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


Ernest was 13 years old, an Errand Boy – China Warehouse. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 38, a Bricklayers Labourer – Builders.

Caroline, 37.

John, 16, a Labourer – Granary.

Florence May Summers, 9, born Ipswich.

Ada Emily Summers, 2, born Ipswich.

Lily Beatrice Summers, 1 month, born Ipswich.


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