Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 28th September 1917; age 19; KiA.

Residence: 56, Carr Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 43392.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly a Dispatchrider – 1894, Suffolk Cyclists.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert & Emma Hendry, of 15, Church Road, Hendon, London.




1901   56, Carr Street, Ipswich.


Robert was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Robert Dixon Hendry, 36, a Family Baker – employer, born Greenock, Renfrewshire.

Emma Hendry (nee Cocksedge), 35, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Emma Cocksedge Hendry, 9, born Ipswich.

Edith Augusta Hendry, 4, born Ipswich.

1 general servant.


1911   56, Carr Street, Ipswich.


Robert was 13 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Robert, 46, a Baker – employer.

Emma, 45.

Emma, 19, a Shorthand Clerk & Typist.

Edith, 14.

Tertia Irene Hendry, 9, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Hendry – mother.


Robert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Congregational Church, Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

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