Month: April 2023

CHARLES HENRY JAMES

CHARLES HENRY JAMES

Charles is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.   Born: 1895, Rowhedge, East Donyland, Essex. Baptised: 7th April 1895, at St. Lawrence Church, East Donyland, Essex. Died: 26th September 1915; age: 20; KiA. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex. Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1915 – France.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service […]

EDWARD OTHO BRIGGS

EDWARD OTHO BRIGGS

Edward is not commemorated on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.   Born: 1917, Ipswich. Died: 9th March 1944; age: 27; in Burma. Residence: Mill Cottage, St. Oysth, Essex.   Rank: Lieutenant; service number: 271792. Regiment: Royal Engineers, attached to the 401 Royal Bombay Field Squadron Royal Indian Engineers.   Medals Awarded: On the […]

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