Month: March 2021

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

George is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 5th October 1917; age: 20; Died of Wounds at No. 11 Casualty Clearing Station. Believed to of been wounded at the Battle of Broodseinde. Residence: Little Bealings, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Moved out to France and joined 21st Division, 4 […]

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 28th April 1917; age: 19; KiA. Residence: The Grocery Stores, West Mersea, Essex. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.   Rank: Private: Service Number: 31728. Regiment: Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War. Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Arras […]

FREDERICK COBB

FREDERICK COBB

Born: 1867, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. Died: 15th September 1920; age: 52; died of Progressive Muscular Atrophy and Respiratory Failure, at the National Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, Middlesex. Informant – son-in-law Francis David Midlane (husband of daughter Elsie Pauline Cobb), of 18, St. John’s Terrace, Enfield, Middlesex. Residence: 55, Prospect Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Fitter.   […]

WILLIAM HENRY GRISS

WILLIAM HENRY GRISS

Photographs courtesy of Ed. William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 22nd July 1898, Ipswich. Died: 20th November 1917; age: 19; KiA. Residence: Roker, Tyne and Wear. Enlistment Location: Newcastle-on-Tyne.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 52266. Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own),  2/6th Battalion. Medals Awarded: Victory […]

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