Month: April 2017

CLARENCE ALBERT VICTOR MICKELSEN

CLARENCE ALBERT VICTOR MICKELSEN

Photographs courtesy of the Mickelsen family. Born: 7th October 1901, Ipswich. Died: 2nd August 1946; age: 44; died from the effects of Beriberi, at Ipswich. Mickelsen family: Clarence contracted Beriberi in Eastern Europe, he was repatriated when he was strong enough but wasn’t able to survive it.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 14688193. Regiment: Royal […]

LEENDERT FREDERIK WILHELM VERMEULEN

LEENDERT FREDERIK WILHELM VERMEULEN

  Born: 4th April 1899, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Died: 18th November 1939; age: 40; at sea – English Channel. Residence: Ferdinand Bolstraat 108, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.   Rank: Steward. Regiment: Netherlands Merchant Navy.   Grave Reference: H.11.1. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   Father: Leendert Frederik Wilhelm Vermeulen, born February 1866, Amsterdam. A Tapper. Mother: Geertruida […]

PHILIP WALTER MILLS

  Born: 1903, Ipswich. Died: 25th February 1945; age: 42; at Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire. Residence: 28, Cobbold Street, Ipswich.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 10400359. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Grave Reference: X.B.1.597. Ipswich New Cemetery, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. Walter Mills, of Ipswich; husband […]

WILLIAM EDWARD NORBURY

WILLIAM EDWARD NORBURY

  Born: 1919, Pontefract, Yorkshire. Died: 22nd November 1946; age: 27.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 868599. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 129 Field Regiment.   Grave Reference: E.28.30. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Henry Norbury; husband of Yvonne Amy Norbury, of Ipswich.   Father: John Henry […]

GEORGE WILLIAM PALMER

GEORGE WILLIAM PALMER

  Born: 1915, Ipswich. Died: 17th July 1940; age: 25; at the Borough General Hospital, Ipswich – after a few months illness. Residence: 381, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5933517. Regiment: Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).   Funeral service held Monday, 22nd July 1940, at St. Thomas’s Church, Ipswich. Grave Reference: X.H.6.286. Ipswich […]

EDWARD WILLIAM GOLDSMITH NEVILLE

  Born: 1918, Ipswich. Died: 23rd June 1944; age: 25; due to war operations, at Duloe, Eaton Socon, Bedfordshire. Enlisted in the Army; service number 937950, Royal Artillery – transferred to the Royal Air Force, July 1941. Based at R.A.F. Station Church Lawford, Warwickshire.   Rank: Flight Sergeant/Pilot; Service Number: 658550. Regiment: Royal Air Force […]

WILLIAM RONALD PHILLIPS

WILLIAM RONALD PHILLIPS

Photograph courtesy of Sharyn – Australia Virtual War Memorial – https://vwma.org.au/explore/people/510534   Born: 10th July 1914, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Died: 28th May 1941; age: 26; aircraft crashed at Little Bealings, Suffolk. Residence: Payneham, South Australia. Occupation: Bank Officer. Enlistment date: 27th May 1940, at Adelaide, South Australia.   Rank: Pilot Officer; Service Number: 407079. […]

MURIEL DAISY CRACKNELL

MURIEL DAISY CRACKNELL

  Born: 12th October 1904, Ipswich. Died: 15th March 1945; age: 41; of Cachexia & Carcinoma of Ovary with secondary deposits, at the Ipswich Borough General Hospital. Next of Kin – brother: Fred William Fitch, of 87, Rosebery Road, Ipswich. Residence: 140, Finchley Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Confectionery – Shop Assistant.   Rank: Private; Service Number: […]

MARSHALL HENRY RANDS

MARSHALL HENRY RANDS

Image from the Evening Star – 15th September 1942. Born: 1907, Shotley, Suffolk. Died: 9th July 1947; age: 40; at the General Borough Hospital, Ipswich. Residence: 30, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.   Rank: First Officer/Mate; Service Number: R.218194. Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S. ‘Lady Jean’ 148366 Rochester. Medals Awarded: British Empire Medal. Grave Reference: E.37.1. Ipswich Old […]

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