Month: November 2018

THOMAS FLURRIE

THOMAS FLURRIE

Thomas is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Image courtesy of John Lay-Flurrie Born: 1884, Mistley, Essex. Died: 4th November 1914; age 30; KiA. Residence: Rose Lane, Ipswich. Employed: as a Goods Porter – Great Eastern Railway – since October 1909. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 16th August 1914 – […]

SYDNEY ERNEST DAY

SYDNEY ERNEST DAY

Ipswich YMCA Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper. Born: 1889, Creeting St. Mary, Suffolk. Died: 1st July 1916; age 27; KiA. hit by a shell on leaving his trench at 8.46amreceiving a head wound and other injuries . Occupation: Blacksmith. Date of Entry Therein: 24th August 1914. Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 20553. Regiment: […]

PERCY OLIVER JAMES DAY

PERCY OLIVER JAMES DAY

Percy is remembered on the war memorial at the Y.M.C.A., Ipswich.   Born: 1887, Offton, Suffolk. Died: 19th July 1916; age 29; KiA. Killed leading a night raiding party on a German trench. Residence: ‘Nirvana’ High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk. Occupation: After serving as a Commercial Clerk, at Needham Market, Percy joined the staff of […]

DERRICK WILFRED KNIGHTS

DERRICK WILFRED KNIGHTS

Derrick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 30th October 1922, Clare, Suffolk. Died: 16th January 1942; age 19; 1942 – accidentally drowned – Foyle River, Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Residence: 145, Wallace Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: C/JX. 215929. Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S.’Sennen.’   Grave Reference: CofE […]

CHARLES SIMON JENNINGS

CHARLES SIMON JENNINGS

Charles is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1858, Ipswich, Ipswich. Died: 18th July 1915; age: 57; at Ruhleben Camp, Spandau, Berlin. Residence: 7, Vernon Street, Ipswich. Occupation: Mariner.   Rank: Second Officer. Regiment: Mercantile Marine, S.S.”Rossall.”   Grave Reference: 39.3.22. Spandau (In Den Kisseln) Cemetery, Berlin, Germany. Ribbons which lay […]

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