Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 26th April 1916, age 24; KiA at La Basse, France.

Enlistment: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 3607

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Location:

E. 17.

Cambrin Churchyard Extension,

Pas de Calais,





1901   20, Anglesea Road, Ipswich.


James was 9 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Frederick Stanley Seaman, 46, a tobacco manufacturers Clerk; born Hintlesham, Suffolk.

Eleanor Seaman (nee Wase), 51; born Letheringham, Suffolk.

Bertha Maud Seaman, 8, born Ipswich.

Margaret Eleanor Seaman, 4, born Ipswich.

1 servant.


1911   169, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.


James was 19 years old, a Clerk in the Tobacco Trade. He was a boarder to Mrs Sarah Priestly, a widow.


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


and on the war memorial at the Presbyterian Church formerly on London Road, Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment





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