Month: April 2021

FRANCIS WILLIAM FORD

FRANCIS WILLIAM FORD

Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 10th June 1893, Cemetery Road, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich. Baptised: 3rd August 1893, Owston, Lincolnshire. Died: 26th September 1917; age: 24; KiA leading his men at Menin Road, near Gheluvet. Date of Entry Therein: 27th October 1915 – France. Francis joined the Honourable Artillery […]

JOHN HILLIER BLOUNT

JOHN HILLIER BLOUNT

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.   Born: 1899, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich. Died: 6th July 1918; age: 19; died in hospital from internal injuries after his aircraft crashed, at Beverley aerodrome, Yorkshire. Inquest held 8th July 1918 – a verdict of “Accidental death” was returned.   Granted a Second […]

ERNEST ALBERT WILLIAM BLAXALL

ERNEST ALBERT WILLIAM BLAXALL

Ernest is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 6th September 1918; age: 21; Died of Wounds. Residence: 26, New North Road, Attleborough, Norfolk.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 320248. Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 12th Battalion. Formerly Private, 2268, Norfolk Yeomanry.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   […]

CYRIL WESTLEY CAMPE

CYRIL WESTLEY CAMPE

Cyril is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1885, Ipswich. Died: 24th August 1918; age: 33; KiA. Residence: Sparkhill, Birmingham, Warwickshire. Occupation: A Sorter for the General Post Office. Enlistment Location: London. Date of Entry Therein: 3rd October 1915 – France.   Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 35329. Regiment: Royal Engineers, […]

EDWARD ERNEST ALBERT TYLER

EDWARD ERNEST ALBERT TYLER

    Edward is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1883, Ipswich. Died: 15th March 1917; age: 33; Drowned when S.S.’Coonagh’ was sunk by a submarine in the English Channel. Residence: 1, South Street, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire.   Rank: Boatswain. Regiment: Mercantile Marine, S.S.’Coonagh’ (Limerick).   Memorial Reference: Tower Hill […]

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Registered at birth FREDERICK WILLIAM THORPE PITT.   Born: 9th November 1909, Gosbeck, Suffolk. Died: 2nd December 1944; age: 35. Residence: 2, St. Helen’s Church Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: T/50213. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Grave Reference: I.F.11. Rome War […]

Remembrance Sunday Christchurch Park Ipswich.

Remembrance Sunday Christchurch Park Ipswich.

Remembrance Sunday has been held every year in Christchurch Park Ipswich since 1924. In modern times the event has drawn 4,000 to 6,000 people to the service.  Military, Military Associations, Voluntary Associations, Civic, Political representatives, families of the fallen and Ipswich residents attend the service. A Parade from the Town Centre enters the Park to […]

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Birth: 21st June 1884, Ipswich. Died: 11th October 1918; age: 34; died at No. 40 Casualty Clearing Station, Salonica. Enlistment Location: Sheerness, Kent. Date of Entry Therein: 12th August 1914.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/18720. Regiment: Army Service Corps, 120th Coy. Formerly […]

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

Archibald is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. ARCHIE Born: 1886, 24, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich. Died: 20th March 1917; age: 30; Died of Wounds. Salonika Residence: 25, Cowper Road, Bromley, Kent. Enlistment Location: Bromley, Kent. Rank: Private; Service Number: 23210. Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Medals Awarded: Victory, British War. […]

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