Born: 1892, Wentworth, Yorkshire.

Died: 22nd November 1915; age 23.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: – Egypt.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 1825

Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl. Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps) Battalion: Suffolk Yeomanry (The Duke of Yorks Own Loyal Suffolk Hussars).

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

  1. VIII. 2B.

Pieta Military Cemetery,





1901     Cortworth Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, Yorkshire.


Geoffrey was 3 years old and living with his mother, brother & maternal aunt.

Anne Hatcher (nee Mann), 32; born Badingham Hall, Suffolk.

Archibald Stanley Hatcher, 4, born Wentworth, Yorkshire.

Mabel Catherine Mann, 24, born Badingham Hall.

1 servant.


1911   89, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.


Geoffrey was 13 and living with his grandmother, brothers & maternal aunt.

Ann Mann, 77, a widow living on private means: born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Archibald, 14.

Basil Ainsworth Hatcher, 9, born Wentworth.

Mabel Mann, 34.


Geoffrey’s father was Walter Hatcher, born 1848, Suffolk; who in 1901 was a Steward for Earl William Thomas Spencer Fitzwilliam at Woodhouse, Wentworth.


Geoffrey attended Framlingham College, from 1913 – 1914.


Geoffrey is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church and at Framingham College.


Suffolk Yeomanry :

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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