MALCOLM EDWARD PALMER

 

 

Born: 1895, Woolpit, Suffolk.

Died: 23rd December 1918; age 23.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 885528

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 272nd Brigade.

Formerly: 1476, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery.

 

Grave Reference:

Q.2.13.

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery,

Egypt,

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs M.S. Bloom, of 31, Peel Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Hague Farm Heath Stow Road, Woolpit, Suffolk.

 

Malcolm was 5 years old and living with his maternal grandparents & uncle.

John Palmer, 63, a Farmer – employer, born Woolpit.

Mary Palmer, 60, born Woolpit.

John Palmer, 25, a Farmer’s Son, born Woolpit.

 

In 1901, Malcolm’s mother Margaret Susannah Palmer,was 24 years old, a General Domestic Servant at the home of 46 year old, John J. King, a Solicitor – Colville Villas, Norwich Road, Ipswich.

 

In 1911, Margaret was 35 years old and had been married for 2 years to Thomas Alfred Bloom, 45, a Brewer’s employee. They were living at 31, Peel Street, Ipswich.

 

Malcolm is also remembered on the war memorial at Woolpit, Suffolk.

 

Royal Field Artillery, 272nd Brigade

 

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