LEONARD ALFRED FLOWER

 

 

Born: 1883, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Died sometime between: 31st March – 5th April 1918; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Norwich, Norfolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 2nd May 1915 – France.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 1094; Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Pozieres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   13, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

 

Leonard was 7 years old and living with his widowed father & siblings.

Frederick Alfred Flower, 44, a Painter & Grainer – own account, born Walton, Suffolk.

Ethel May Flower, 16, the Housekeeper, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Percy Frederick Flower, 13, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

 

1901   399, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

 

Leonard was 17 years old, a House Painter & Decorator. He was living with his father & sister.

Frederick, 55, a House Painter & Decorator – own account.

Ethel, 26.

 

1911   15, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

 

Leonard was 28 years old, a Labourer at a Timber Saw Mill. He was living with his father.

Frederick, 65, a House Painter.

 

Leonard’s mother was Amelia Flowers (nee Howes), born 1848, Bramford – died 1884, Ipswich.

 

East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/east-surrey-regiment/

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