Month: September 2018

ERNEST HISKEY

ERNEST HISKEY

Registered at birth ERNEST HISKEY EMERSON. Ernest is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1896, Elmsett, Suffolk. Died: 24th March 1918; age 23; KiA. Residence: 64, Lady Lane, Ipswich. Employed at Messrs. Wrinch & Sons, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915.   Listed as wounded with […]

JAMES ALFRED PHILIP SMITH

JAMES ALFRED PHILIP SMITH

James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Images courtesy of Christine.   Born: 27th June 1913, Ipswich. Died: 23rd May 1941; age 28; MPK when H.M.S.’Fiji’ was sunk in the Battle for Crete.   Rank: Musician; Service Number: RMB/X/241. Regiment: Royal Marines Musician, H.M.S.’Fiji.’   Memorial Reference: Panel 60. Column 1. […]

HERBERT EDWIN GRAY ROBERTSON

Herbert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1881, Ipswich. Died: 13th May 1918; age 37; Died of Wounds. Residence: 212, Bramford Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Hairdresser – own account.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 42427. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Formerly Private, 34967, Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory […]

VICTOR HAROLD THREADKELL

VICTOR HAROLD THREADKELL

Victor is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Image courtesy of Leila Threadkell   Born: Monday, 1st February 1909, Camberwell, Surrey. At just 4 hours old, Victor and his mother, Edith Threadkell entered the Constance Road Workhouse, St. Giles, Camberwell – Master Henry C. Fenton. On Monday, 22nd February 1909, Edith with […]

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