image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

photos courtesy of Luke Calver.

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 17th June 1916; age 24; KiA by a shell.

Residence: 299, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.

Previously wounded in the thigh.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1339.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Gorre British and Indian Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Brother of Mr. J.H. Burrows, of 15, Prospect Street, Ipswich.




1901   Walton, Suffolk.


Albert was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Squire Burrows, 39, a Bricklayer, born Witham, Essex.

Louisa Burrows (nee Roper), 37, born Ipswich.

James Hector Burrows, 17, an Apprentice Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

William Burrows, 15, an Apprentice Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Emma Burrows, 14, born Ipswich.

Hannah Agnes Burrows, 13, born Ipswich.

Charles Victor Burrows, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   31, Surrey Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 19 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Squire, 50, a Bricklayer – Builder.

William, 26, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Charles, 17, an Errand Boy – Grocer’s.

Louisa Susannah Burrows, 9, born Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Albert’s mother Louisa Burrows died 1909, Ipswich. His father Squire Burrows died 1917, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Squire Burrows – father, and James Burrows – brother.


Albert’s Memorial Plaque 

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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