WILLIAM BACON

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 6th March 1917; age 21; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40329; Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 24824, Suffolk Regiment.

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Benjamin & Amelia Bacon.

 

Grave Reference:

III.B.33.

Peronne Road Cemetery,

Manicourt,

Somme,

France.

 

Brother to JOHN BACON.

 

CENSUS

1901   17, Castle Street, Ipswich.

William was 5 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Benjamin Charles Elisha Bacon, 35, an Iron Moulder, born Ipswich.

Amelia Bacon (nee Cutting), 33, born Ipswich.

Benjamin Bacon, 10, born Ipswich.

John Bacon, 8, born Ipswich.

1911   17, Castle Street, Ipswich.

William was 15 years old, an Errand Lad. He was living with his parents & brothers.

Benjamin, 45, a Painter at the Foundry – Agricultural Manufacturer.

Amelia, 42.

Benjamin, 20, a Milk Seller – Farmer.

John, 18, a Milk Seller – Farmer.

William’s father Benjamin Charles Elisha Bacon, died 1913, Ipswich.

 

THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/lincolnshire-regiment/

 

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