Month: August 2017

ROBERT CHARLES OLDING

ROBERT CHARLES OLDING

Robert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1880, Ipswich. Died: 28th July 1918; age: 38; at General Hospital, Cardiff, Wales. Residence: Hammersmith, London. Enlistment Location: Whitehall, London.   Rank: Pioneer; Service Number: WR/353534. Regiment: Royal Engineers, Inland Water Transport.   Grave Reference: Special Memorial. Fulham Palace Road Cemetery, London. […]

CYRIL DOUGLAS PHILLIPS

CYRIL DOUGLAS PHILLIPS

PHIL Born: 23rd March 1901, 35, Cardigan Street, Ipswich. Died: 20th November 1940; age 39; Died of Wounds. Rank: Major; Service Number: 12179. Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, 3rd King’s Own Hussars.   Grave Reference: XXII.H.26. El Alamein War Cemetery, Matruh, Egypt.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the Rev. Egbert Ivor Allen Phillips, M.A., […]

THOMAS HENRY BUTTON

THOMAS HENRY BUTTON

Not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1905, Ipswich. Died: 26th November 1945; age: 40. Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 1538100. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, HQ BAF SEA. Enlisted at Padgate,  joined after April 1941. Buried: 27th November 1945.   Grave Reference: 8.G.6. Kirkee War Cemetery, Khadki, India.   Relatives […]

WALTER CHARLES HARCOURT

Not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.   Born: 1882, St. Clement’s , Ipswich. Died: 30th April 1916; age: 34; Died of Haemorrhage. Enlistment Location: Norwich Park. Date of Entry Therein: 27th August 1914.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5981. Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & […]

CHARLES EDWARD COCKERTON

Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1898, Ipswich. Died: 11th May 1916; age: 18; KiA. Enlistment Location: Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Date of Entry Therein: 28th June 1915 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2852. Regiment: North Staffordshire (Prince of Wales’s) Regiment, 1st/6th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British […]

HARRY CATCHPOLE

HARRY CATCHPOLE

Harry is remembered on the Town Hall memorial , & Ipswich Police station Memorial (Town Hal)     Born: 1889, Chelmondiston, Suffolk. Died between 14th September 1914 – 16th September 1914; age: 25; KiA – Soupir. Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 19th March 1909; Occupation: Horseman.   Rank: Private/Guardsman; Service Number: 14301. Regiment: Grenadier Guards, 1st […]

ERIC HARRY STOPHER

    Born: 28th November 1913, 47, Sirdar Road, Ipswich. Died: 30th August 1940; age: 26; at Kent. Occupation: Painter & Decorator.   Rank: Aircraftman 2nd Class; Service Number: 964873. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.   Grave Reference: E.3.137. St. Mary Cray Cemetery, Kent.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edwin Maurice Robert […]

ERIC HAROLD HAMMOND

ERIC HAROLD HAMMOND

  Not remembered on the Christchurch Park memorial.  Born: 1918. Died: 14th November 1942; age: 23; Drowned as an Italian PoW on board S.S.’Scillin.’   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 953078. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 67 Medium Regiment.   Memorial Reference: Column 35. Alamein Memorial, Matruh, Egypt.   Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of K.G. Hammond, of […]

JOSEPH FRANCIS NEVILLE ATHERTON

JOSEPH FRANCIS NEVILLE ATHERTON

Joseph is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.   Born: 1919, Ipswich. Died: 14th November 1942; age: 23; drowned as an Italian PoW on board S.S.’Scillin.’ Residence: Ipswich.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 953087. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 67 Medium Regiment.   Memorial Reference: Column 33. Alamein Memorial, Matruh, Egypt.   Relatives […]

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