Born: 1882, Ipswich.

Died: 4th November 1918; age 36; Died of Pneumonia – Palestine.

Enlistment Location: Northampton.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 164248; Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 12th Mountain Battery.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War..


Grave Reference:


Ramleh War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Jacobs, of Ipswich; Husband of Eveline T. Jacobs, of 89, New Cut West, Ipswich.




1891   172, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.


Samuel was 8 years old and living with his parents & sister.

William Jacobs, 37, a Copper Smith, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Jacobs (nee Collins), 37, born Romsey, Hampshire.

Alice Jacobs, 12, born Ipswich.


1901   107, Rectory Road, Ipswich.


Samuel was 18 years old, a Boot Shop Assistant. He was a boarder at the home of George Mally, a Bricklayer.


1911   22, Mafeking Avenue, Seven Kings, Essex.


Samuel was 28, a Boot Shop manager – Boot Merchants & Dealer. He was married & Head of the Household.

Eveline, 30.

John, 1.


On the 7th November 1906, St. Mary’s, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Samuel married Eveline Thirza Fiddaman, born 1880, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

John Jacobs, 1910, Seven Kings, Essex.


Royal Garrison Artillery, 12th Mountain Battery:


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