Month: February 2020

FRANCIS SEWELL STEBBING

Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1886, Ipswich. Died: 13th August 1915; age: 29; Drowned Dardanelles, Aegean Sea, aboard ‘Royal Edward’ following torpedo attack by enemy submarine.   Rank: Pantryman 2nd Class. Regiment: Mercantile Marine, Canadian Merchant Navy.   Memorial Reference: Tower Hill Memorial, London.   Relatives Notified […]

WESLEY GARROD

WESLEY GARROD

Wesley is remembered on the war memorial at Bethesda Baptist Church, Ipswich.   Born: 28th November 1891, 73, Hervey Street, Ipswich. Died: 29th September 1918; age: 26; KiA during an attack near Cambrai. Residence: Brownlee, Saskatchewan, Canada. Enlistment Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan; date: 22nd January 1916; age: 24 years & 2 months. Height 5ft 6 […]

FREDERICK ARNOLD PIZZY

FREDERICK ARNOLD PIZZY

Fred is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1st February 1895, Ipswich. Died on or since: 24th April 1915; age: 20; KiA. Reported from Base – Missing – 24th April 1915. Residence: Quebec, Canada. Occupation: a Grocer. Enlistment Location: Valcartier, Quebec; Date: 23rd September 1914; age: 18 years & 6 […]

ARTHUR ALLEN KNOX

ARTHUR ALLEN KNOX

Arthur is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born:1894, Ipswich. Died: 14th July 1916; age: 22; of Enteric Fever at No. 31 General Hospital, Port Said, Egypt. Residence: 23, Abbeygate Street, Colchester, Essex. Occupation: Printer – Spottiswoode Printers & Co., Colchester, Essex. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex; date: 10th February 1914; age: […]

JOSEPH JOHN COATES

JOSEPH JOHN COATES

Joseph is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 28th November 1899, Ipswich. Died: 17th September 1939, age: 39; MPK – H.M.S.’Courageous.’ Enlistment Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire; Occupation: Factory Lad. Height: 5ft 1ins, fresh complexion, brown eyes & dark brown hair. Signed up for 12 years – 28th November 1917.   Service: […]

STANLEY VICTOR CHAPMAN LAURIE

STANLEY VICTOR CHAPMAN LAURIE

Stanley is not remembered on the memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1880, Ipswich. Died: 10th August 1915; age: 35; KiA – Gallipoli. Religion: Congregationalist. Date of Entry Therein: 11th July 1915 – Balkans.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 38827. Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 41st Field Ambulance.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & […]

LEONARD WALTER ERNEST BALDRY

Leonard is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1896, Ipswich. Died: 26th September 1917; age: 21; KiA. Occupation: a Postman – Post Office. Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 241772. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion. Formerly 5320, Suffolk Regiment.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British […]

HENRY SALMON MASH

HENRY SALMON MASH

Henry is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.  HARRY   Born: 1878, Ipswich. Died: 5th December 1917; age: 38; KiA. Residence: Clapham. Enlistment Location: Clapham.   Service: Cambridgeshire Regiment – 3rd October 1917 – 8th October 1917. The Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment – 9th October 1917 – 5th December 1917.   Rank: […]

WILLIAM DIGBY

William is not remembered on the memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 30th August 1886, 22, Clink Street, St. Saviour, Southwark, London. Baptised: 19th September 1886, at St. Saviour Church, Southwark. Parents: Annie Amelia & William Digby, a Foreman at Grist Mill, of Clink Street, St. Saviour, Southwark. Died: 27th December 1918; age: 32; died […]

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