Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 30th January 1916; age 23; Died – Scarlett Fever and Pneumonia – Alexandria, Egypt.

Residence: ‘Oakleigh’ 17, London Road, Ipswich.

Enlisted on the outbreak of war in the 5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment with a number of other Old Ipswichian’s.

Applied for commission on the 24th November 1914.Obtained a Commission on the Second Line of the Battalion, and then the rank of Lieutenant.


Date of Entry Therein: 19th October 1915 – Egypt.


Rank: Lieutenant.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Alexandria (Chatby) Military & War Memorial Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E.E. Haddock, of 17, London Road, Ipswich.




1901   ‘Oakleigh’ London Road, Ipswich.


William was 8 years old and living with his parents, brother & maternal aunt.

Frederick William Haddock, 42, a Traveller – Stationery, born Cratfield, Suffolk.

Emma Eleanor Haddock (nee Barker), 40, born Ipswich.

Frederick James Haddock, 15, an Apprentice – Stationery, born Ipswich.

Kate Harriet Barker, 28, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   ‘Oakleigh’ 17, London Road, Ipswich.


William was 18 years old, an Apprentice Grocer & Confectioner. He was living with his parents & maternal aunt.

Frederick, 52, a Wholesale Paper Merchant & Stationery.

Emma, 50.

Kate, 38, an Assistant – Drapery Warehouse.

1 domestic servant.


William attended Ipswich School entered 1906.

Ipswich School magazine – March 1916.


William is also remembered on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School, and on his parents headstone at Ipswich Cemetery.


Suffolk Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

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