Month: December 2018

FRANCIS JOHN NEAL

FRANCIS JOHN NEAL

Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 27th February 1876, Fermoy, County Cork, Ireland. Died: 29th February 1916; age 40; of Bronchitis at the Military Hospital, Forest Row, East Sussex. Residence: at The Camp, Forest Row, East Sussex.   Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 53272. Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 5th […]

ROBERT STEIN GRANT

ROBERT STEIN GRANT

  Born: 24th November 1873, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland. Died: 11th April 1917; age 43; KiA. Residence: ‘Spence’ Castle Hedingham, Essex – with his sisters Blanche & Aymee. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.   Date of Entry Therein: 30th November 1914 – France.   Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 80247 Regiment: Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line, […]

STANLEY VERNON H. THEOBALD

STANLEY VERNON H. THEOBALD

Stanley is remembered on the war memorial at the Y.M.C.A., Ipswich.   Born: 1888, Needham Market, Suffolk. Died: 10th July 1916; age 28; KiA. Served 1 year & 303 days. Residence: High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk. Occupation: a Builder. Enlistment Date: 12th September 1914; joined at Winchester: 14th September 1914; Age: 26; Occupation: Builder; Religion: […]

SIDNEY BRADFORD

SIDNEY BRADFORD

YMCA   Born: 1889, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Died: 1st July 1916; age: 27; KiA. Residence: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 24th December 1914 – France.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 2031. Regiment: London Regiment 2nd/12th Battalion (The Rangers).   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.   Grave Reference: II.F.9. Gommecourt British Cemetery, No 2. […]

ALBERT VICTOR HASTE

ALBERT VICTOR HASTE

Victor is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 17th June 1918, Goole, Yorkshire. Died: 23rd December 1943; age 25; at Arielli, Abruzzo.   Victor went overseas in 1941.   Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 1504974. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 97 (The Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment.   Grave Reference: XIV.A.17. Sangro River War […]

FREDERICK CHARLES HASTE

FREDERICK CHARLES HASTE

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 4th October 1883, Harwich, Essex. Died: 7th August 1944; age 60; M.P.K. Residence: 56, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.   Rank: 4th Engineer Officer. Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S.’Amsterdam.‘ Memorial Reference: Panel 8. Tower Hill Memorial, London.   Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Isabella […]

PERCY ALFRED WHITING

PERCY ALFRED WHITING

Percy is remembered on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London.   Born: 1896, Aldringham, Suffolk. Died: 9th October 1917; age 21; KiA. Residence: Ipswich. Employment: as a Permanent Way Labourer with the Great Eastern Railway. Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 14th March 1917. Service: 12th Battalion – Royal Fusiliers – 57236 – […]

BERTIE SPARLING

BERTIE SPARLING

Bertie is remembered on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London.   Born: 24th November 1888, Brightlingsea, Essex. Died: 5th May 1918; age: 29; Died of Wounds. Residence: Ipswich. Employed: with Great Eastern Railway – entered May 1903, as Probationary Clerk at Brightlingsea. In 1904, Bertie was appointed Clerk – District Superintendent’s […]

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