Month: April 2016

DOUGLAS ARTHUR ALBERT PHILLIPS

DOUGLAS ARTHUR ALBERT PHILLIPS

 Photograph and information courtesy of Stephen Fayers Image (1914) Born: 12th November 1896, Oakley, Essex. Baptised: St. Michael’s Church, Ramsey, Essex, 6th December 1899. Parents: Allen & Martha Florence Phillips. Died: 17th February 1917; age: 20; KiA – Operations on the River Ancre, first Battle of Miraumont (11th January – 13th March). Residence: 23, Bank […]

ALBERT EDWARD WILLIAM PETTITT

Born: 30th March 1888, Ipswich. Baptised: 4th February 1891, at St. Botolph Church, Colchester, Essex. Parents: Frederick Samuel & Ellen Pettitt. Died: 16th June 1915; age 26; KiA. Residence: 19, Cox Lane, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 14th August 1914.   Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 8810 Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 1st Battalion. […]

JOHN PERCY

served as PERCY WARREN. Born: 1884, Bramford, Suffolk. Died: 16th September 1916; age 32: KiA. Residence: 3, Barker’s Square, Norwich Road, Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/9110 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.   Memorial Reference: Pier […]

ERNEST SAMUEL PERCY

ERNEST SAMUEL PERCY

Photographs courtesy of Lesley   Born: 30th December 1895, All Saint’s, Ipswich. Died: 30th October 1914; age 19; KiA. Served 3 years & 342 days. Residence: 57, Sirdar Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Blacksmith’s Striker. Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 23rd November 1910 – signed up for 12 years; Age: 14 years & 293 days; Religion: […]

FREDERICK CHARLES PEPPER

Born: 1891, St. Mary’s Quay, Ipswich. Died: 8th April 1915; age 23; KiA. Residence: The Gun Inn, Key Street, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 1108 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Machine Gun Section.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.   […]

EDWARD WILLIAM PENNY

EDWARD WILLIAM PENNY

Born: 23rd November 1881, Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk. Died: 26th February 1918; age 37; Died of Wounds – Gun Shot Wound to the forehead – Fracture, at No. 7. General Hospital, St. Omar. Residence: 238 8th Street, Brandon, Manitoba. Occupation: a Tinsmith. Enlistment Location: Brandon, Manitoba; date: 2nd May 1916; age: Edward recorded that he […]

JOHN FREDERICK PENNEY

JOHN FREDERICK PENNEY

Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1918. Born: 1888, Hadleigh, Suffolk. Died: 10th December 1917; age 29; Died of Wounds – No. 43 Field Ambulance. Residence: 174, Foxhall Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Steward on the Ipswich and Harwich River Steamers. Enlistment Location: Harwich, Essex.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 340796 Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, […]

PHILIP ERNEST PELL

PHILIP ERNEST PELL

Born: 24th April 1897, Little Bytham, Lincolnshire. Christening: 4th October 1897, Stamford Circuit, Lincolnshire. Died: 20th September 1920; age 23. died of Nephritis & Epistaxis, at 43, Blanche Street, Ipswich. His brother John Pell was present at the death. Residence: 43, Blanche Street, Ipswich. Occupation: a Commercial Clerk Enlisted: 1st December 1915.   Discharged – […]

WILLIAM PECK

WILLIAM PECK

    Born: 1893, Felixstowe, Suffolk. Died: At sunrise 3rd December 1916; age 23; KiA – Armentieres, Lille – sniped with an explosive bullet through the forehead. William was the first casualty of the 34th Battalion. Residence: Glennies Creek, Singleton, New South Wales, Australia. Occupation: a Labourer. Enlistment Details: Date: 23rd February 1916; Age: 20 […]

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