HARRY DURRILL WRINCH

 

 

Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 20th August 1916; age 25; Died of Wounds at Salonika.

 

On the outbreak of the war Harry resigned a position in South America in order to join the Army. He had seen service in France and the Balkans.

 

Date of Entry Therein: 20th February 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘B’ Battery, 115th Brigade.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

A. 77.

Karasouli Military Cemetery,

Greece.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry Cordy Wrinch & Janet Wrinch of Dingley Dell, Felixstowe (late Bexhill).

 

CENSUS

 

1891   41, Henley Road, Ipswich.

 

Harry was a month old and living with his parent & sister.

Henry Cordy Wrinch, 30, a Manufacturer of Garden Furniture, own account, born Ipswich.

Janet Wrinch (nee Edgar), 29, born Kentish Town, Middlesex.

Janet Violet Winch, 5, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant & 1 nursemaid.

 

1911   Walton Hall, Walton, Suffolk.

 

Harry was 20 years old, a Farming Pupil. He was boarding at the home of  64 year old Farmer, James Hobbs.

 

Harry attended Ipswich School – entered 1902.

 

On the 22nd February 1922, Harry’s Victory, British War & 1915 Star medals were sent to his father Mr H. C. Wrinch, at Boscobel Hall, Bournemouth.

 

Harry is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial.

 

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 Royal Field Artillery, ‘B’ Battery, 115th Brigade

 

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