Month: October 2016

GEOFFREY EDGAR CUSHING

GEOFFREY EDGAR CUSHING

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour. Born: 7th February 1898, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Baptised: 7th November 1898, at Congregational Calvary, Montreal, Quebec. Died: 29th December 1917; age: 19; Killed in an aircraft accident lost control while in clouds. Rank: Lieutenant. Regiment: Royal Flying Corps.   Grave Reference: BA.I.72. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   […]

FREDERICK ALTHAM

FREDERICK ALTHAM

Frederick was laid to rest at the Field of Honour not on the Christchurch Park Memorial   Born: 29th April 1874, Lanercost, Cumberland.   Baptised: 21st May 1874, at Lanercost, Cumberland.   Died: 23rd November 1917; age: 43; at Ipswich Military Hospital.   Royal Navy Enlistment: Date: 29th April 1892 – 12 years; Occupation: Pot […]

BENJAMIN CHRISTOPHER BLOOMFIELD

BENJAMIN CHRISTOPHER BLOOMFIELD

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour. Not on the war memorial at Christchurch Park Born: 1869, Mary le Tower, Ipswich. Died: 25th November 1916; age 46; Died at The Sanatorium, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Served 12 years & 353 days. Occupation: Builder’s Labourer. Enlistment Details: Location: Aldershot; Date: 25th March 1889; age: 18 years & […]

EDMUND THOMAS ADAMS

EDMUND THOMAS ADAMS

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour. Image from 1916 Chronicle newspaper. Known on the war records as THOMAS. Born: 1875, Halesworth, Suffolk. Died: 13th May 1916; age: 41; died at the East Suffolk and Ipswich Hospital. Thomas’s health was irretrievably shattered and he never recovered from a right leg amputation. Residence: 9, Rope […]

JOSEPH CASTLE

JOSEPH CASTLE

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour Registered at birth as CHRISTOPHER CASTLE.   Born: 28th December 1866, 27, Topham Street, Islington East, Middlesex. Died: 14th September 1916; age: 49; from nutra incompetence & myocardial failure, at the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich. No Post Mortem. Residence: 14, Queen’s Place, Queensborough Street, Essex […]

WILLIAM McLAGAN GALLOWAY

WILLIAM McLAGAN GALLOWAY

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour     Born: 18th January 1886, Auchtergaven, Perthshire, Scotland. Died: 13th February 1916; age: 30; Died of Wounds – bullet wound of brain and cerebral abscess at Broadwater Hospital, Belstead Road, Ipswich. Residence: Coupar Angus, Perth & Kinross, Scotland. Occupation: House Painter – Journeyman. Enlistment Location: Alyth, […]

PETER ALICK HOGGAR

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour Not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial Image found at graveside.   Born: 1881, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Died: 14th August 1916; age: 35; Died of Diabetes. Served 14 years & 2 months. Residence: 29, Bulstrode Road, Ipswich. Enlistment Details: Date: 10th December 1900; Age: 19 years & 9 months; […]

JOHN HENRY MUNNS

JOHN HENRY MUNNS

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour JACK Born: 7th July 1897, Norwood, Surrey. Died: Thursday, 23rd March 1916; age: 20; of Phthisis, at the East Suffolk and Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich. Residence: 20, Elm Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey. Enlistment Location: Kensington, Middlesex. Date of Entry Therein: 2nd September 1915 – France.   Rank: Private; […]

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