HARRY WEBB DRAKE

 

 

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 30th March 1918; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 201145

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 3686, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 84 & 85,

Pozleres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Brother to WILLIAM CHARLES DRAKE.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   5, Berners Street, Ipswich, Suffolk.

 

Harry was 3 years old and living with his mother & brother.

Alice Drake, 32, a Stay Binder; born Ipswich.

William Charles Drake, 11, born Ipswich.

Alice was the lodger to William Webb, 40, a Brick & Sand Carrier.

1 other lodger.

 

1911   79, Beck Street, Ipswich.

 

Harry was 13 and living with his mother

Alice, 41, a Housekeeper for George Clarke, 40, a Bricklayer’s Labourer and George’s sister.

 

Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/cambridgeshire-regiment/

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