WALLACE MICHAEL BRISTO

Born: 1884, Claydon, Suffolk.

Missing presumed dead: 26th August 1914; age 30.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.

Rank: Private; service Number: 6891; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

IV.H.13.

Le Cateau Military Cemetery,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Claydon, Suffolk.

 

John Hannard Bristo, 46, an Agricultural Labourer, born Blakenham, Suffolk.

Ann Maria Bristo (nee Bass), 45, born Creeting St. Peter, Suffolk.

Arthur John Bristo, 16, an Agricultural Labourer, born Blakenham.

Clara Louisa Bristo, 13, born Blakenham.

Albert Thomas Bristo, 3, born Claydon.

 

1901   Barracks, Depot Suffolk Regiment, Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Wallace was 17 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the Infantry.

 

1911   Barrosa Barracks, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Surrey.

 

Wallace was 27 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 2nd Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.

 

Wallace’s father, John Hannard Bristo, died 1901, Suffolk.

 

 

 

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

 

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