Month: May 2016

ROBERT HENRY SHARMAN

ROBERT HENRY SHARMAN

Born 1881, Ipswich. Died: 10th April 1917; age 35; KiA. Residence: Ipswich.   Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Rank: Private; Service Number: G/51516 Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 10th Battalion. Formerly 6807, 25th Middlesex Regiment.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: C.2. Houdain Lane Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Mofflaines, Pas de Calais, France. […]

FREDERICK SHARMAN

FREDERICK SHARMAN

Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.   Born: 1896, Ipswich. Died: 13th August 1915; age 19; Died at Sea. Drowned Dardanelles, Aegean Sea, aboard ‘Royal Edward’, following torpedo attack by enemy submarine. Residence: 8, Grimwade Street, Ipswich. Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2342 Regiment: […]

ALFRED EDWARD SHARMAN

ALFRED EDWARD SHARMAN

Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper   Born: 1886, Ipswich. Died: 28th April 1917; age 31; KiA. Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France. Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 6665 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.   Grave Reference: Bay 4. […]

SAMUEL THOMAS SHAPLAND

    Born: 1885, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. On or since death presumed: 9th August 1916; age 30; KiA. Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. Rank: Private; Service Number: 26754 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: Pier & Face 1C & 2A. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.   […]

CHARLES WILLIAM SETTERFIELD

CHARLES WILLIAM SETTERFIELD

  Born: 20th January 1877, Mile End Old Town, London. Died: 18th May 1915; age 42; died of Spinal Wounds received in action at Hill 60, at the District Hospital Newbury, Berkshire. Residence: 528, Spring Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Ransomes and Rapier Ltd., Orwell Works, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 23rd March 1915 […]

FREDERICK WILLIAM SELF

FREDERICK WILLIAM SELF

Image from 1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper   Born: 23rd April 1889, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Died: 2nd August 1918; age 29; Killed by mine in the North Sea.  Employed as a Painter & Paperhanger for Messrs. Sargeant & Sons, Norwich Road, Ipswich. Enlistment Details: Location: Devonport; Date: 19th September 1916; Signed up for the Hostilities; […]

ALFRED PERCY SELF

ALFRED PERCY SELF

image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.   Born: 1891, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Died: 3rd July 1916; age 25; KiA. Residence: 407, Bramford Road, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 12410 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War […]

FREDERICK WILLIAM SEARLE

  Born: 1888, Ipswich.  Presumed died: 8th October 1918; age 30; Died of Wounds.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 35108 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: I.F.13. Naves Communal Cemetery Extension, France.   Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of E.G. Searle, of 656, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich. […]

JAMES EDWARD SEAMAN

    Born: 1891, Ipswich. Died: 26th April 1916, age 24; KiA at La Basse, France. Residence: Clarkson Street, Ipswich. Enlistment: Ipswich.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 3607 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion, B Company.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Location: E. 17. Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais, France. […]

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