Month: June 2017

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. sports field, Ipswich, WW2 memorial

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. sports field, Ipswich, WW2 memorial

  Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. is now known as Ransomes Jacobsen  premier supplier of high-quality turf equipment, utility vehicles, golf cars and tractors for prestigious championship golf courses worldwide. The Ipswich Star 3rd May 1958 images courtesy of Sally. The gates were built in memory of employees who lost their lives during WW2 DONALD BERNARD […]

EDWARD BALDRY

EDWARD BALDRY

Edward is not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial. Image courtesy of Julie Jones. Born: 15th October 1870, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. Died: 31st May 1918; age: 47; Died of Wounds at No. 3 Stationary Hospital. Residence: New Cross Road, New cross, S.E. Occupation: Stereotyper. Enlistment Location: Deptford.   Rank: Private; Service Number: T4/096217. Regiment: Army Service […]

REGINALD HARRY DAYNES

REGINALD HARRY DAYNES

An Ipswich man not remembered on the Christchurch Park Memorial. HARRY Born: 1890, Ipswich. Died: 12th April 1915; age: 25; Died of Wounds at the No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Poperinghe. Enlistment: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 8270. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Medals […]

LEWIN HENRY CARD

LEWIN HENRY CARD

^ Born: 6th December 1891, Ipswich. Died: 2nd October 1918; age: 27; Died of Wounds at 19th Casualty Clearing Station from wounds received on the 30th September 1918. Shell wounds thigh (right) and arms. W. No.19 – No.38 Casualty Clearing Station. (01/10/18) Occupation: Commercial Training. Enlistment Details: Location: 1st Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Chrystal Palace; […]

WILLIAM ALFRED C. WARNER

WILLIAM ALFRED C. WARNER

An Ipswich man not remembered on Christchurch Park memorial.  Born: 3rd September 1893, Ipswich. Died: 22nd October 1916; age: 23; Died of Wounds – after being shot by a sniper whilst up a telephone pole in France. Occupation: Steward on Cunard ships Enlistment Location: Stratford, Essex. Trained at Colchester Barracks, Butt Road. Date of Entry […]

PERCY EDWARD HUNNIBELL

PERCY EDWARD HUNNIBELL

Photograph courtesy of Ryan. Born: 1892, Ipswich. Died: 24th/25th April 1917; age: 25; KiA. Residence: ‘Eden Villas’ 202, Berkhampstead Road, Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Enlistment Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Date of Entry Therein: 21st September 1915 – France.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 14416. Regiment: Duke of Edinburgh’s Wiltshire Regiment, 7th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British […]

SYDNEY ROBERT TOMLIN

SYDNEY ROBERT TOMLIN

Photograph courtesy of Michael. An Ipswich man not remembered on the memorial. Born: 17th July 1888, Ipswich. Died: 19th February 1920; age: 30; Died of Influenza & Bronchitis on board H.M. Troopship ‘Huntsend,’ Malta. Served 4 years & 74 days. Residence: 4, St. Mary’s Terrace, Newton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Coach & Motor Smith. Enlistment Details: […]

CHARLES ALBERT TOMLIN

CHARLES ALBERT TOMLIN

Photograph courtesy of Michael. A Ipswich man not remembered on the memorial. Born: 1894, Ipswich. Died: 18th March 1917; age: 23. Residence: Newmarket, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Newmarket, Suffolk.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 170518. Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘D’ Battery, 84th Brigade.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: I.J.37. Adanac Military […]

HERBERT ARTHUR LEEK

HERBERT ARTHUR LEEK

An Ipswich Man not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial. Photograph courtesy of Robyn. Born: 22nd November 1879, Ipswich. Died: 21st August 1915; age: 35; KiA – Dardanelles. Residence: 15, Norwood Grove, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: October 1894.   Herbert was a Drummer for the 1st West Yorkshire Regiment – for […]

WILLIAM ARTHUR BALAAM

WILLIAM ARTHUR BALAAM

An Ipswich man not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial   Born: 1895, Ipswich. Died: 26th December 1917; age: 22; KiA. Residence: Buckhurst Hill, Essex. Enlistment Location: Woodford, Essex.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 19030. Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 58th Foot. Formerly 98122, Royal Field Artillery.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   […]

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