Month: August 2016

FRANK HAROLD ANDREWS

FRANK HAROLD ANDREWS

Born: 1923, Ipswich. Died: 23rd December 1941; age: 18; Died at Kidlington, Oxfordshire from wounds sustained when a service rifle was accidently fired by George Herbert Rose at R.A.F. Barford St. John, Oxfordshire on the 23rd December. Inquest heard 24th March 1942. Residence: 967, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class; Service Number: 1232965 […]

ERIC JULIUS ANDREASEN

Born: 28th April 1919, Elmswell, Suffolk. Died: at 05:30hrs, 5th April 1943; age: 23; died of Acute Malignant Diphtheria – Faucial Nasal and Toxic Myocarditis as a Japanese PoW at Roberts Hospital Changi Camp. Served 3 years. Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore. Residence: Grove Lane, Ipswich. Religion: CofE.   Rank: Private; Service […]

BALLANTINE JACK ALLINGTON

BALLANTINE JACK ALLINGTON

  Born: 1917, Ipswich. Died: 14th May 1940; age: 22; KiA during the night 14th/15th May – Grossenwald Outpost No. 15, Kalenhofen, near Remeling, held by the regiment. Residence: 509, Bramford Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 858811 Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards, Lothians and Border Horse, B Squadron.   Grave […]

WILLIAM ERNEST ALLEN

WILLIAM ERNEST ALLEN

Image from the Evening Star – 23rd October 1941. Born: 29th April 1920, Ipswich. Died: 8th June 1940; age: 20 – MPK. Residence: 37, Shackleton Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: P/JX 178139 Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Acasta’.   Memorial Reference: Panel 39, Column 3. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.   Relatives Notified & […]

HENRY RAYMOND ALDOUS

HENRY RAYMOND ALDOUS

Image courtesy of Brigitte   Born: 24th February 1923, Ipswich. Died: 27th April 1941; age: 18; MPK – when  H.M.S.’Diamond’ was sunk south of Morea. Residence: 303, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich. Employed: Fison, Packard & Prentice from 1938 – 1940.   Rank: Ordinary Coder; Service Number: C/JX 213850 Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Diamond’.   Memorial Reference: 46.2. […]

ERIC AVORY ALFRED ALDIS

ERIC AVORY ALFRED ALDIS

  Born: 21st June 1915, Ipswich. Died: 3:30pm, 30th March 1945; age: 29;  Died of Malaria as a Japanese PoW at Batu Lintang Camp, Kuching, Borneo. Certified by Lt. Kalsuji Yamamoto – Medical Officer. Captured: 9th March 1942. Residence: 11, Beatty Road, Ipswich. Employed: as a Bus Conductor before going to war. Eric also worked […]

KENNETH CHARLES ROBERT ALDER

KENNETH CHARLES ROBERT ALDER

Images courtesy of Gloria Fulcher.   Born: 1923, Woolwich, Greater London. Died: 2nd February 1945; Age: 21; Aircraft shot down near Heidelsheim. Residence: 39, Rands Way, Ipswich. Employed: at the I.C.S. Coal Depot, Derby Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Flight Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; Service Number: 1399114 Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 189 Squadron. Formerly of […]

FRANK KITCHENER ALCOCK

FRANK KITCHENER ALCOCK

Photographs courtesy of Alexander Image courtesy of Marilyn deMamiel. Born: 1914, Ipswich. Died; 24th August 1943; age: 28; Aircraft shot down on Operation: Berlin. Residence: 77, Stanley Avenue, Ipswich.   Rank: Sergeant/Flight Engineer; Service Number: 532245. Regiment: Royal Air Force, 75 Squadron.    Mentioned in Despatches.   Originally buried in a collective grave south side of […]

ROBERT WILLIAM WRIGHT

ROBERT WILLIAM WRIGHT

Not on Christchurch Park’s Memorial Born: 1889, Sudbury, Suffolk. Died: 30th November 1916; age: 27; KiA. Residence: 8, Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Armoury House. Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 3406 Regiment: Honourable Artillery Company, 2nd Battalion – Infantry. Memorial Reference: Pier & Face 8A. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Relatives Notified Address: Son of Edward […]

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