Born: 1914, Hendon, Middlesex.

Died: 30th April 1941; Age: 27; at St. Bartholomew’s Hill End Hospital, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Residence: 62, Windsor Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5832625.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel George & Anne Grimley; husband of Ivy Doris Grimley, of Washbrook, Suffolk.


Father: Samuel George Grimley, born December 1877, Hill Ridware, Staffordshire.

Annie Violet Grimley (nee Brunger), born August 1892, Wittersham, Kent.


In 1936, Ipswich, John married Ivy Doris Clarke, born 1913, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter.


Probate to Ivy Doris Grimley.


John is also remembered on the war memorial at Copdock & Washbrook Memorial, Suffolk.

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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