Month: October 2019

JOHN DAVID BAKER

JOHN DAVID BAKER

Photograph and extra information courtesy of Patricia.  JACK Born: 1925, Ipswich. Died: 17th March 1945; age: 19; Aircraft shot down. Residence: 94, Derby Road, Ipswich. Employed: at Ransome & Rapier’s Ltd., Ipswich.   Rank: Sergeant/Air Gunner: Service Number: 1867772. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 630 Squadron.   Grave Reference: 2.A.8. Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, […]

FREDERICK JAMES STOW

FREDERICK JAMES STOW

Photograph courtesy of Jodie.   Born: 1894, Leith, Edinburghshire, Scotland. Died: 23rd July 1916; age 22; KiA. Enlistment Location: Edinburgh; Date: 1914. Date of Entry Therein: 24th February 1915 – France.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 350401. Regiment: Royal Scots, Lothian Regiment, 9th Battalion, ‘C’ Coy. Formerly 2048.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War […]

GEORGE ROGERS

GEORGE ROGERS

  Born: Portsmouth, Hampshire. Died: 12th May 1900, died of Enteric Fever at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella typhi, is characterised […]

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

    Birth: 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Baptised: 14th August 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Died: 1st November 1902; age: 32; Died at Sea. Residence: High Street, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Farm Labourer. Enlistment Date: 11th July 1888.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2242. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasp Awarded: Transvaal + 1902 […]

W. ROGERS

W. ROGERS

  Died: 10th March 1901; died as a Prisoner of War of Enteric Fever at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Was taken PoW at Colesberg – 6th January 1900.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4908. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal.   Soldiers’ […]

ALFRED COOPER

ALFRED COOPER

    Died: 6th January 1900; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5118. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony.   Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick W. Cooper – brother & Elizabeth – step sister. One of the notable Battles with […]

WALTER LEWIS

WALTER LEWIS

    Born: 1887, Woolverstone, Suffolk. Died: 8th February 1901; age: 24; Died of Enteric Fever, at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella […]

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

  Born: 3rd May 1880, St. George, Walworth, South East London. Baptised: 24th October 1880; at St. John the Evangelist Church, Larcom Street, Walworth. Parents: Jane & James Thomas Allensby, of 82, Henshaw Street, Walworth. Died: 26th February 1901; age 20; Died of Disease at Wynberg Military Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Residence: 176, Wornington […]

FERDINAND HUGO ZISSELL

FERDINAND HUGO ZISSELL

  Born: 1877, Hounslow, Middlesex. Baptised: 1st July 1877, at St. Stephen’s Church, Hounslow. Parents: Ann & Georg Louis Zissell, a Baker, of High Street, Hounslow. Died: 13th February 1900; age 24; Died of Enteric Fever, at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Served 6 years & 200 days. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was […]

ERNEST CAMERON WRIGHTSON

ERNEST CAMERON WRIGHTSON

  Born: 1877, Woodford, Essex. Died: 8th August 1900; age 23; Died of wounds received at Roodepoort at the Military Hospital, Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa. Reported in The Standard newspaper – Friday, 22nd June 1900 – as being dangerously wounded on the 28th May 1900 at action at Roodepoort. Residence: Port Elizabeth, South Africa. […]

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