Month: April 2018

JACK ERIC CRANE

JACK ERIC CRANE

Jack is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Images courtesy of Paul.   Born: 1923, Ipswich. Died: 16th October 1944; age 21. Residence: Wiltshire.   Rank: Fusilier; Service Number: 14274260. Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 11th Battalion.   Grave Reference: I.D.10. Faenza War Cemetery, Italy   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Percy Edwin […]

OLIVER HOPE ROBERTSON

OLIVER HOPE ROBERTSON

Oliver is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1890, 102, Christchurch Street, Ipswich. Died: 28th March 1918; age 28; KiA. Residence: St. Leonard’s, East Sussex. Enlistment Location: Hastings, East Sussex. First Date of Entry Therein: 24th May 1917 – 23rd August 1917 – France. Second Date of Entry Therein: 2nd […]

WALTER FREDERICK WELHAM

WALTER FREDERICK WELHAM

Walter is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 12th February 1885, Ipswich. Died: 18th September 1918; age 32; killed in action with a submarine off Trevose Head, North Cornwall.   Rank: Seaman; Service Number: 2418.A. Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve, S.S.’John O’ Scott.’   Memorial Reference: 30. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent. […]

HARRY FELLINGHAM

HARRY FELLINGHAM

Harry is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 27th February 1897, All Saint’s, Ipswich. Died: 17th February 1917; age 19. Residence: 12, Millcroft Road, Soham, Cambridge. Enlistment Date: 23rd March 1915.   Rank: Private; Service Number: CH/19815. Regiment: Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry, 1st Royal Marines Battalion.   […]

WILLIAM HENRY NICHOLS

WILLIAM HENRY NICHOLS

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 21st June 1877, Ipswich. Died: 22nd September 1914; age 37; killed in action with submarine in the North Sea. Residence: 38, Turin Street, Ipswich. Occupation: a Platelayer at Great Eastern Railways, Lower Yard, Ipswich – since July 1908. Enlistment Location: Chatham, Kent; […]

FREDERICK JAMES RUNNICLERS

FREDERICK JAMES RUNNICLERS

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. FRED   Born: 3rd September 1896, Ipswich. Died: 23rd November 1918; age 22; accidentally drowned. Residence: 27, Brook Street, Colchester, Essex. Occupation: Moulder – Iron. Religion: CofE. Enlistment Location: Chatham, Kent; on the 22nd Janaury 1915 Fred signed up for 5 – 7 years. […]

ALBERT WILLIAM SKINNER

ALBERT WILLIAM SKINNER

Albert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 22nd October 1895, Ipswich. Died: 30th December 1915; age 20; killed by internal explosion of vessel in Cromarty Firth. Residence: Church Street, Wells-on-Sea, Norfolk. Occupation: Baker. Enlistment Location: Chatham, Kent; on the 22nd October 1913 Albert signed up for 12 years. Height […]

ARTHUR ALDERTON

ARTHUR ALDERTON

Arthur is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 26th May 1872, Ipswich. Died: 1st November 1914; age 42; KiA at the Battle of Coronel on board H.M.S.’Good Hope.’ Residence: 10, Maxwell Road, Southsea, Hampshire. Occupation: Fitter. Enlistment Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire; on the 28th July 1899 Arthur signed up for 12 […]

WILLIAM RICHARD MERCHANT

WILLIAM RICHARD MERCHANT

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 19th March 1882, 14, Little Whip Street, Stoke, Ipswich. Died: 22nd September 1914; age 32; H.M.S.’Aboukir.’ Occupation: Factory Worker. Enlistment Location: Chatham, Kent; on the 19th March 1900 William signed up for 12 years (cancelled by purchased). Height: 5ft 4 ins, dark […]

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