WILLIAM HENRY WISBY

image from 1918 Chronicle newspaper

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 9th August 1917; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 12714

Regiment:Suffolk Regiment; 7th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:IMG_6758

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Arras,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Caroline E. Wisby of 7, Kingston Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   13, Waterloo Road, Ipswich.

 

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

Frederick Whiting Wisby, 37, a Bricklayers Labourer, born Ipswich.

Caroline Wisby (nee Sheppard), 37, born Ipswich.

Frederick James Wisby, 14, an Office Boy, born Ipswich.

Lily Maud Wisby, 12, born Ipswich.

Florence May Wisby, 7, born Ipswich.

Laura Wisby, 1, born Ipswich.

George Edward Wisby, 3 months, Born Ipswich.

 

1911   7, Kingston Road, Ipswich.

 

William was 15 years old, a Coal, Oil & Wood Salesman. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 37, a Bricklayers Labourer – Builders.

Caroline, 47.

Frederick, 23, a Coal, Oil & Wood Salesman.

Laura, 11.

Grace Olive Wisby, 8, born Ipswich.

Violet Rose Wisby, 6, born Ipswich.

Stanley Charles Wisby, 5, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers Effects to Frederick Wisby – father.

William is also remembered on Museum Street Methodist Church War Memorial

Suffolk reg

Suffolk Regiment; 7th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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