PERCY ALAN COLEMAN

 

Born: 1892, All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Died: 11th November 1915; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 27th July 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 4720

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & the 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

I.C.21.

Norfolk Cemetery,

Becordel – Becourt,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert Coleman, of 34, York Road, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   65, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 8 years old and living with his parents, siblings & nephew.

Robert Coleman, 50, a Traction Engine Driver, born Offten, Suffolk.

Sophia Ellen Coleman (nee Betts), 47, a Laundress, born Somersham, Suffolk.

Robert Frank Coleman, 15, a Sack Factory, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Henry Coleman, 13, born Bramford.

Arthur Coleman, 10, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Laura Jane Coleman, 4, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Sarah Smith (nee Coleman), 25, a Laundress, born Somersham.

George Smith, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   127, Wallace Road, Ipswich.

 

Percy was 19 years old, a Baker – Bakery. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 55, a Traction Engine Driver – Brickmaker.

Sophia, 54.

Henry, 22, a Brickmaker’s Labourer.

Arthur, 21, a Brickmaker’s Labourer.

Laura, 14.

 

Percy’s mother Sophia, Ellen Coleman died, 1918, 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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