Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 1st July 1916; age 28; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 23rd August 1914.

Rank: Bugler; Service Number: 1066

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star


Grave Reference:


Serre Road Cemetery No. 2.






1891   64, Clarkson Street, Ipswich.


Thomas was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George James Girling, 32, a G.E.Railway Clerk, born Islington, London.

Ellen Girling (nee Green), 32, born Ipswich.

Alice Maud Francis Girling, 12, born Ipswich.

Frederick George Thomas Girling, 9, born Ipswich.

Isaac Richard Girling, 7, born Ipswich.

Nellie Florence Girling, 5, born Ipswich.

William Charles Alfred Girling, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   Rosary Villas, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George, 42, a Railway Clerk.

Ellen, 42.

William, 11.

Fanny Augustus Girling, 9, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Carter Girling, 7, born Ipswich.

Frances Ellen Girling, 5, born Ipswich.

George James Girling, 1, born Ipswich.


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