Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 15th July 1916; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 200420

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly 2043, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sarah Jennings, of 75, Tomline Road, Ipswich & the late Mark Jennings.




1901   24, Trinity Street, Ipswich.


Samuel was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Mark Jennings, 56, a Blacksmith – Plough Maker, born Ipswich.

Sarah Ann Jennings (nee Riches), 53, born Ipswich.

David Jennings, 24, a Plough Fitter, born Ipswich.

Oliver Mark Jennings, 20, a Blacksmith – Plough Maker, born Ipswich.

Florence Jennings, 16, a Printer’s Feeder, born Ipswich.

Constance Minnie Jennings, 11, born Ipswich.

Rose May Jennings, 9, born Ipswich.


1911   81, Levington Road, Ipswich.


Samuel was 14 years old, a Core Maker – Agricultural Engineer. He was living with his brother & widowed mother.

David, 34, a Blacksmith – Tool Fitter.

Sarah, 64.


Samuel’s father, Mark Jennings died 1908, Ipswich.

Samuel is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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