Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 17th October 1917; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43975

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment: 9th Battalion.

Formerly 3796, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of William G. H. & Margaret Whatling, of 42, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.




1901   5, Potters Street, Ipswich.


William was 5 years old and living with his parents.

William George H, Whatling, 28, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

Margaret Hannah Whatling (nee Woods), born Ipswich.


1911   42, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


William was 15 years old and living with his parents & maternal grandfather.

William, 38, a Bricklayers Mate.

Margaret, 37.

Henry Woods, 71, Old Age Pensioner – Agricultural, born Bredfield, Suffolk.


Soldiers’ Effects to William Whatling – father.


 Suffolk Regiment: 9th Battalion.

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment





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