Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 9th August 1917; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 3rd December 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9155

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 – 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Benjamin & Amelia Bacon.




1901   17, Castle Street, Ipswich.

John was 8 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Benjamin Charles Elisha Bacon, 35, an Iron Moulder, born Ipswich.

Amelia Bacon (nee Cutting), 33, born Ipswich.

Benjamin Bacon, 10, born Ipswich.

William Bacon, 5, born Ipswich.

1911   17, Castle Street, Ipswich.

John was 18 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Benjamin, 45, a Painter at Foundry – Agricultural Manufacturer.

Amelia, 42.

Benjamin, 20, a Milk Seller – Farmer.

William, 15, an Errand Lad.

John father Benjamin Charles Elisha Bacon, died 1913, Ipswich.


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