Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 26th August 1917; age 32; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 7, Robinson Street, Ipswich.

Employed: Ransomes & Rapier, Waterside Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 44135

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.

Formerly 21815, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Templeux-Le-Guerard Communal Cemetery Extension,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Nellie Elliss, of 7, Robinson Street, Ipswich.




1891   111, Hervey Street, Ipswich.


Lancelot was 5 years old he was living with his parents & siblings at the home of his maternal grandparents, aunt, uncle & cousins.

John Lambert, 53, a General Labourer, born Ipswich.

Sarah Lambert, 51, born Ipswich.

Kerry Lambert, 20, a Groom – Domestic, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Lambert, 22, a Pawnbroker, born Ipswich.

Cecil Lambert, 12, born Ipswich.

Kenneth Lambert, 10, born Ipswich.

Pontive Vialda Lambert, 4, born Ipswich.

William Ellis, 31, a Cigar Maker, born Ipswich.

Alberta Rosa Elliss (nee Lambert), 26, born Ipswich.

Ivan Issley Elliss, 4, born Ipswich.

Vealdo Hildred Elliss, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   71, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


Lancelot was 15 years old, a Draper’s Porter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 41, a Cigar Maker.

Alberta, 33.

Vealda, 11.

Pontine Rodamy Elliss, 5, born Ipswich.

Henry Thomas Elliss, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   71, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


Lancelot was 24 years old, a Seaman – Cook. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 50, a Carter – Ipswich Borough Council.

Alberta, 42.

Ivan, 22, a Groom – Domestic.

Pontine, 15, work at Printers.


In 1914, Ipswich Lancelot married Nellie Abbott.


Soldiers’ Effects To Nellie Elliss – widow.


Lancelot is also remembered on the Ransomes & Rapier Ltd. war memorial, Bourne Park, Ipswich.

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