Month: July 2017

IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

Memorial Plaque mounted at Anglesea Heights Care Home formally the Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital, Anglesea Road. Currently owned by Ipswich School. A postcard from the 1920’s mentions the Plaques intended location.  “This tablet is to be placed over a bed in the New Memorial Wing of the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital. At present […]

RAYMOND EDWARD WYATT

Raymond is remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.   Born: 1919, Ipswich. Died: 6th May 1943; age: 24. Residence: 32, Salisbury Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 7691975. Regiment: Corps of Military Police.   Grave Reference: II.F.1. Massicault War Cemetery, Tunsia.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest […]

FREDERICK CHARLES CRUMP

FREDERICK CHARLES CRUMP

Image from the Evening Star – 18th February 1942.   Frederick is not remembered on the memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1911, 154, Handford Road, Ipswich. Died: 22nd January 1942; age: 30; Killed in Action during the fighting for Singapore/Malaya.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 796308. Regiment: Royal Norfolk Regiment, 6th Battalion.   Final […]

EDMUND GEORGE DAWSON FROMANT

EDMUND GEORGE DAWSON FROMANT

Edmund is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 1893, Hadleigh, Suffolk. Died: 16th March 1915; age: 21; Died of Wounds received during the bombardment of Ypres. Occupation: a Professional Associate of the Surveyors Institute and a Probationer of the Royal Institute of British Architects. […]

THOMAS AUGUSTUS YORK MORTER

THOMAS AUGUSTUS YORK MORTER

Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper Born in Ipswich but not remembered on Christchurch Park Memorial.   Born: 1879, Ipswich. Died: 15th October 1917; age: 38; Killed instantly by a shell which fell in a dug-out where Thomas and some of his comrades were sheltering. Served just 3 months on the front line. […]

ARTHUR HENRY GODFREY

ARTHUR HENRY GODFREY

Arthur is remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 17th October 1882, Oulton Broad, Suffolk. Died: 31st July 1917; age: 34; KiA. Residence: 27, Waterworks Street, Ipswich. Employed: at Westbourne Mills – organ building works. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 31st December 1914 – France.   Rank: Company […]

ROBERT SYKES

ROBERT SYKES

Robert is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 1892, Westhorpe, Suffolk. Died: 18th January 1917; age: 25; Died of Wounds. Residence: Rookery Farm, Westhorpe, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Winchester, Hampshire.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 26943. Regiment: Hampshire Regiment, 15th (Service) Battalion.   Medals Awarded: […]

NOEL GARRARD SOUTHGATE

NOEL GARRARD SOUTHGATE

Registered name at birth: Noel Garrard. Born: 1914, Ipswich. Died: 18th March 1945; age: 31; Died a PoW at Taiwan. Residence: The Bungalow, Playford Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Sales Manager. Date of Capture: 15th February 1942. Rank: Private; Service Number: 5832405. Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. Grave Reference: VII.E.6. Sai Wan War Cemetery, China (including Hong […]

RAYMUND COLLINS

RAYMUND COLLINS

Raymund is remembered on the war memorial at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 1899, Ashbocking, Suffolk. Died: 8th February 1919; Age: 19.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 49819. Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 4th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: 6. Boussu Communal Cemetery, Hainaut, Belgium. […]

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