Photographs courtesy of Maureen & Yvonne
Born: 3rd January 1896.
Died: 20th July 1916; age 20; KiA. Served 22 months in France.
Residence: 39, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Portman Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 1574
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Date of Entry Therein: November 1914.
Medals Awarded: Military Medal – In May 1916 for his part in rescuing/capturing a German Officer after a raid in the ‘Ipswich Crater’ at Arrequin near Bethune, France.
Pier and Face 1C 2A,
Relative Notified & Address: Husband of Rose Edith Webb, of 39, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.
1901 18, Navarre Street, Ipswich.
Glenlivet was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Walter John Webb, 45, a Boot Machine Operator; born Ipswich.
Hannah Maria Webb (nee Godbold), 44; born Ipswich.
Eleanor Lizzie Webb, 22, born Ipswich.
Justina Rose Webb, 17, born Ipswich.
Romney Ernest Webb, 15, born Ipswich.
Invicta Stanley Webb, 13, born Ipswich.
Stanley Leopold Webb, 7, born Ipswich.
1911 87, Crown Street, Ipswich.
Glenlivet was 15 years old and a Sugar Boiler Assistant. He was living with his parents & brother.
Walter, 57, a Laundry Stoker.
Invicta, 23, a Motor Driver for a Laundry.
In 1915, Ipswich, Glenlivet Henry Webb married Rose Edith Ablitt, born 1895, Ipswich. They had one son, Leonard Invicta Webb.
Soldiers’ Effects to Rose E. Webb – widow.
Glenlivet & Rose
image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.
4th Battalion Throughout the 19th the heavy shelling continued. Early on the 20th the battalion returned to Shell valley, in preparation for the attack on High Wood.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion