Month: April 2019

JAMES WILLIAM BOAST

James is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1866, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Died: 17th May 1921; age: 54; After a short illness, at his home – 316, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich. Residence: 316, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Foreman Painter and Decorator for Messrs. Bennett and Snare, New Street […]

WILLIAM HENRY WOODS

WILLIAM HENRY WOODS

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1868, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. Baptised: 31st May 1868, at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich. Died: 5th May 1921; age: 54; from the effects of a hospital operation at Ipswich. Residence: 55, Alexandria Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Corset Maker at Messrs. Footman Pretty & Co’s […]

IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

The memorial was moved from Ipswich Police station (basement) Ipswich Town Hall to Martlesham Police Headquarters Suffolk. IPSWICH POLICE MEMORIAL UNVEILED 21st October 1921 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper. There was a large gathering of members of the Ipswich Borough Police Force in the Parade Room at the Police Station at 1:15p.m. on Friday, when […]

SYDNEY GARNER BENNETT

SYDNEY GARNER BENNETT

Image courtesy of Jonathan Bracken. Image courtesy of Downing College, Cambridge. Downing College Association Football 1907-8 © Messrs Stearn/Lafayette Photography Ltd Sydney is remembered on the war memorial at Springfield School, Ipswich – where he was a School Master. Born: 1888, Kirkley, Suffolk. Died: 20th July 1916; age: 28; KiA instantaneously by a shell Occupation: School […]

GEORGE ERNEST LAWS

GEORGE ERNEST LAWS

George is remembered on the war memorial at Springfield School, Ipswich.   Born: 1890, Bramford Road, All Saint’s, Ipswich. Died: 1st/2nd August 1916; age: 26; KiA from shell fire. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.   George left Carlow, Ireland on the 15th August 1914 for the Front.   Rank: 2nd Corporal; Service Number: 24513. Regiment: Royal […]

ROBERT STANLEY LAWS

ROBERT STANLEY LAWS

Robert is remembered on the war memorial at Springfield School, Ipswich.   Born: 1894, Bramford Road, All Saint’s, Ipswich. Died: 20th September 1917; age: 23; Died of Wounds. Residence: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Occupation: Labourer. Enlistment Location: Toowoomba, Queensland; Date: 27th April 1915; age: 21 years & 3 months; Religion: CofE. Signed up for the Duration […]

PERCIVAL HALLEY-JONES

PERCIVAL HALLEY-JONES

Percival is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 1st October 1886, Hackney, London. Died: 9th August 1918; age: 31; KiA at Chipilly Ridge, near Albert. Residence: 41, Dingwall Road, Croydon, Surrey. Occupation: History Master and 4th Form Master, at Trinity School of John Whitgift, Croydon, Surrey.   Rank: Captain. […]

DOUGLAS NOEL GRUBB

DOUGLAS NOEL GRUBB

Douglas is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 1892, Bromley, Kent. Died: 1st July 1916; age: 23; KiA. Enlistment Location: Bromley, Kent.   Rank: Private: Service Number: 9220. Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, City of London Regiment, 2nd Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Memorial Reference: Pier & […]

EDWARD WILLIAM SAYER

EDWARD WILLIAM SAYER

Edward is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 17th December 1891, 1, Sedgewick Villas, Homerton, London. Baptised: 8th January 1892, at St. Barnabas Church, Homerton. Parents: Sophia & James William Sayer, a Railway Checker, of 1, Sedgwick Villas, Homerton. Died: 25th November 1917; age 25; Drowned in the Auja […]

OSBORNE GEORGE DE COURCY BALDWIN

OSBORNE GEORGE DE COURCY BALDWIN

Osborne is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich, Suffolk. Image courtesy of “South Dublin Libraries/Our Heroes“    Born: 4th April 1885, York, Yorkshire. Died: 4am, 26th January 1916; age: 30; KiA by shellfire whilst gallantly commanding his men in frontline trenches at Loos. Residence: Ballyhubba Charleville, County Cork, Ireland. Occupation: District […]

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