Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1897, 5, Alan Road, Ipswich.

Died: 13th November 1916; age 19; Died of Wounds – No. 11 Casualty Clearing Station. He was severely wounded in the head, never regaining consciousness, and died shortly after admission to the casualty clearing station.

Residence: 5, Alan Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number; 43802

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2480, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Varennes Military,




Relatives Notified: Son of Sarah & the late Gains Waters of Ipswich.




1901   5, Alan Road, Ipswich.


William was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Gains Waters, 42, a Grocer’s Assistant, born Eastbourne, Sussex.

Sarah Waters, 43, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Stephen Waters, 11, born Ipswich.


1911   5, Alan Road, Ipswich.


William was 13 years old a Grocer’s Clerk. He was living with his parents.

Gains, 53, a Grocer’s Assistant.

Sarah, 54.


Soldiers’ Effects to Gains & Sarah Waters – parents.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich, and on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk and Alan Road Church Memorial

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