Month: March 2019

ALBERT EDWARD MANN

ALBERT EDWARD MANN

  Born: 1893, Ipswich. Died: 23rd September 1916; age: 23; KiA. Residence: 61, Rosebery Road, Ipswich. Employed: as a Lathe Attendant – Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Iron Foundry. Date of Entry Therein: 5th November 1914.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 18050. Regiment: Royal Scots Fusiliers, 8th Battalion. Formerly: Private, 10602, Royal Scots Fusiliers, […]

ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

Pte.ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD Rowland kept an extensive diary and scrap book of his journey from England to Mesopotamia, sending many letters home which we have included in the timeline. The diary is of his thoughts and feelings of Army life with an insight into life around the world in 1917. Rowland’s spelling and grammar has […]

ERNEST HARRY STEVENS

ERNEST HARRY STEVENS

Ernest is remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 1890, Kettleburgh, Suffolk. Died: 18th July 1916; age 26; died of Colitis, at Rawal Pindi, India. Residence: 89, Lacey Street, Ipswich. Occupation: Chauffeur, for over five years for Mr. Charles Whitfield King, a philatelist – employer, of Morpeth House, 99, Lacey […]

GEORGE WILLIAM WARNE

GEORGE WILLIAM WARNE

Later known as GEORGE MOSES WARNE. George is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Images courtesy of John Warne.   Born: 1894, St. Helen’s, Ipswich. Died: 27th October 1920; age 26; died of Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Heart Failure, at 18, Evelyn Terrace, Richmond, Surrey. Mrs. Louisa Warne, of 18, Evelyn Terrace, Richmond […]

FREDERICK TRINDER

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1879, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Died: 22nd October 1916; age 37; KiA. Residence: 235, Nacton Road, Ipswich. Employed: at Messrs. Freeman, Hardy & Willis’s – where his father was for many years manager. Enlistment Location: London. Date of Entry Therein: 5th November 1914. […]

BERTIE SKAM WOOD

Bertie is remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 31st October 1893, 34, Elliott Street, Ipswich. Died: 6th April 1918; age 25; Died of Wounds. Residence: Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 19th August 1914 – France.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/30460. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Medals Awarded: […]

PERCIVAL DUNCAN RIDLER DUTTON

PERCIVAL DUNCAN RIDLER DUTTON

Known as DUNCAN RIDLER on war records. Duncan is remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.     Born: 1890, Bisley, Gloucestershire. Baptised: 7th November 1890, St. John the Baptist Church, Bisley, Gloucestershire. Parents: Louisa Jane & Thomas Ridler Dutton, a Hallier, of Bisley, Gloucestershire. Died: 13th March 1915; age 24; KiA […]

St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich

St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich

WW1 To the Glory of God and in deathless memory of those of the parish who died in defence of King and Country in the Great War 1914 -19 — The first eight were actively engaged in definite Christian work in connection with the Church when called to the colours. SIDNEY CLAUDE SEAMAN BRUNNING JOHN […]

AMOSS PURKISS

AMOSS PURKISS

Amoss is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park Born:  1880 Died: 25th November 1916; age 36; On board H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’ Killed by mine from the German submarine UC-4 (Commander Hans Howaldt) off Orford Ness, Suffolk. Rank: Trimmer Cook . Service Number:825TC Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves, H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’   Grave Reference: Chatham Naval […]

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