Born: 1883, Ipswich.

Died: 15th February 1917; 33; Died of Wounds – 37 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 17, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: Master Plumber.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 43077

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs G.L. & the late Joseph Boyce.




1891   17, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.


Martin was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Boyce, 64, a Plumber, born Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Georgina Love Boyce (nee Forsdike), 35, born Otley, Suffolk.

Alice Lovie Boyce, 11, born Ipswich.

Jonathan Forsdike Boyce, 10, born Ipswich.


1901   17, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.


Martin was 18 years old, a Plumber. He was living with his widowed mother & sister.

Georgina, 44.

Alice, 21, a Draper’s Assistant.


1911   17, St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.


Martin was 28 years old, a Builder & Plumber – employer. He was living with his mother & brother.

Georgina, 54.

Jonathan, 30, a Builder & Plumber – employer.


Martin’s father, Joseph Boyce, died November 1893, Ipswich.


Martin is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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