Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 4th June 1915; age 30; KiA- Gallipoli.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th April 1915 – Balkans.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2856

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Panel 58 to 72 or 218 to 219.

Helles Memorial,

Turkey (including Gallipoli).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward & Alice Scoggins, of 44, Salisbury Road, Ipswich.






1891   126, Alan Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edward Scoggins, 34, a Fitter Engine – Iron Foundry, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Alice Scoggins (nee Garnham), 33, born Bucklesham.

Charles Edward Scoggins, 9, born Ipswich.

Edward Frank Scoggins, 7, born Ipswich.

Elmer Robert Scoggins, 3, born Ipswich.

Alexander Digby Scoggins, 2, born Ipswich.

Alice Maud Scoggins, 4, born Ipswich.

Spencer James Scoggins, 2 months, born Ipswich.


1901   44, Salisbury Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 15 years old, a Brass Moulder. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Edward, 43, an Iron Fitter.

Alice, 42.

Charles, 19, an Iron Moulder.

Edward, 17, an Iron Turner.

Alice, 13.

Elmer, 12.

Alexander, 11.

Spencer, 10.

Elsie Dorothea Scoggins, 8, born Ipswich.

Blanche May Scoggins, 6, born Ipswich.

Horace James Scoggins, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   India.


Herbert was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Private of the Essex Regiment. On the evening of the census Herbert was ‘absent’ and away from the barracks at Karachi.

Herbert is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

Lancashire Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.


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