Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1918

Born: 1898, Stratford Essex.

Died: 30th November 1917; age 19; KiA. After sustaining a bullet wound, was killed by an enemy shell.

Residence: 50, Bath Street, Ipswich.

Employed: Co-Operative Society.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 35718

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Fins New British Cemetery,







1901   15, Richardson Road, West Ham, Essex.


Albert was 2 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

John Southall, 33, a Boilermaker – at home, born Dudley, Staffordshire.

Amelia Southall (nee Martin), born Billericay, Essex.

Lily Irene Southall, 7, born Stratford, Essex.

Violet Margaret Southall, 4, born Stratford.


1911  31, Purplett Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John, 43, a Boiler Rivetter – Loco Dept Railway Company.

Amelia, 34.

Lily, 17, Sack Machinist – Sack & Tent Maker.

Violet, 14.

Stanley Ernest Southall, 9, born Stratford.

Nora Gladys Southall, 7, born Ipswich.

Grace Amelia Southall, 3, born Ipswich.

Henry Martin Southall, 1, born Ipswich.

Infant daughter (Mabel C. D. Southall) under 1 month, born Ipswich – died 1912, Ipswich.


 Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion

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