Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 25th September 1917; age 20; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Rifleman; Service: 235083
Regiment: The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion.
Formerly 19786, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Panel 31 to 34 & 162 & 162A & 163A.
Tyne Cot Memorial,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph & Nellie Lankester, of 6, Elliott Street, Ipswich.
1901 6, Elliott Street, Ipswich.
William was 3 years old and living with his parents & sister.
Joseph Lankester, 32, a Cab Driver – Groom, born Ipswich.
Ellen Lankester (nee Kettle), 32, born Crowfield.
Elsie Sarah A. Lankester, 5, born Ipswich.
1911 6, Elliot Street, Ipswich.
William was 13 years old, an Errand Boy – Fruiter. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Joseph, 41, a Tram Cleaner – Tramway Corperation.
Gertrude Ellen Lankester, 16, a Laundry Maid, born Ipswich.
Elsie, 15, Housework – at home.
Leslie Arthur Lankester, 6, born Ipswich.
Iris E. Lankester, 9 months, born Ipswich.
The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/5th Battalion: