Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 12th March 1915; age 29; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2305

Regiment Location: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Guards Cemetery,

Windy Corner,


Pas de Calais,





1891   30, Beck Street, Ipswich.


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

William Mortimer, 31, a Shoemaker, born Tuddenham, Suffolk.

Eliza Mortimer (nee Stopher), 31, born Ipswich.

Lily Caroline Mortimer, 3, born Ipswich.

George Alfred Mortimer, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   30, Beck Street, Ipswich.


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

William, 42, a Warehouseman – Boot Factory.

Eliza, 42.

Lily, 13.

George, 11.

Laura Edith Mortimer, 10, born Ipswich.

Arthur Ernest Mortimer, 7, born Ipswich.

Herbert Robert Mortimer, 4, born Ipswich.

Elsie May Mortimer, 2, born Ipswich.


1911   23, Trinity Street, Ipswich.


William was 25 years old, a Labourer – Almonds Manufacturer . He was married & Head of the Household.

Ethel, 25.

Stephen, 2.


In 1908, Ipswich, William married Ethel Rose Webb, born 1885, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

Stephen William Mortimer, born 1909, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

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