image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1898, Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Suffolk.

Died: 23rd March 1916; KiA – shot by a sniper.

Residence: 13, Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 14495

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Quarry Cemtery,


Pas de Calais,





1901   Hill Cottages, Holbrook, Suffolk.


Albert was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick Henry Mann, 32, a Brickyard Labourer, born Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

Alice Rose Mann (nee Scopes), 30, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

Alice Beatrice M. Scopes, 12, born Barham, Suffolk.

Walter Henry Mann, 8, born Whitton cum Thurleston.

Frederick Alfred Mann, 5, born Whitton cum Thurleston.

Florence Mabel Mann, 10 months, born Lower Holbrook.


1911   13, Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 13 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 42, a General Labourer – Brickworks.

Alice, 40.

Walter, 18, a General Labourer.

Frederick, 15, a Farm Labourer.

Florence, 10.

Annie Mann, 7, born Whitton cum Thurleston.

Robert William Charles Mann, 6, born Whitton cum Thurleston.

Stanley Harry F. Mann, 4, born Whitton cum Thurleston.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Mann – father.


Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary & St. Botolph Church, Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Suffolk. SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL ww1 Memorial, Ipswich.

 7th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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