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Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

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Merchant Navy Memorial Ipswich Waterfront 
Orwell Quay (James Hehir building)

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WW1

Merchant Navy / Mercantile Marine.  Both services suffered heavy losses from German u-boat attacks, enemy ships and under water mines. U-boats sank 7,759,090 tons, 

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LESLIE BASTIN FRANKS

Leslie is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 10th January 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 30th July 1916; age: 26; died as a Prisoner of War, at Minden, Germany, from wounds received on the 1st July 1916.

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Lte. Spencer Squirrell 11th Australian Infantry Battalion War Diaries

Information and images courtesy of Peter Garwood.

Born: 2nd November 1893, High Street, Bildeston, Suffolk.

Departed London – 29th October 1909 on board ‘Otway’ of the Orient Line. Travelled 3rd Class. Occupation – Farmer. Master of ‘Otway’ F.S. Symonds.
Destination – Sydney, Australia.

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BURLINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH WW1 MEMORIAL

Click on the red writing for their details.

*” Not recorded on the Christchurch Memorial.

ERNEST WILLIAM ABBOTT
GEORGE ISAAC ALDOUS
ERNEST EDWARD BLOOMFIELD
MARTIN LUTHER BOYCE
ALFRED WILLIAM COLEMAN
HENRY THOMAS DYER
CHARLES WALTER KETLEY*
FREDERICK WILLIAM THOMAS MUSSETT
ALFRED SIDNEY NICHOLLS
ERNEST SAMUEL PERCY
EDWARD ARTHUR RIDLEY*
HAROLD VICTOR SKINNER
JOHN FREDERICK STEBBINGS*

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Bethesda Baptist Church, Ipswich. War Memorial

WW1

 

ERNEST JOHN ADAMS

CHARLES FREDERICK ARMER
ARTHUR JAMES BRILL
ERNEST BENJAMIN BURWOOD
WESLEY GARROD


LAZARUS HARRY HANCOCK


KENNETH DAINES MASON
FREDERICK CHARLES MOULL
WILLIAM ARTHUR PETTINGALE


BENJAMIN DANIEL REYNOLDS


JOSHUA REGINALD REYNOLDS
EDWARD ARTHUR ROSE


GEORGE BERTIE SCARLETT
PERCY ALBERT SHUFFLEBOTHAM
SIDNEY ARTHUR
FREDERICK ROBERT WILLIAM STEAD
OLIVER ALBERT WATSON

WW2

JOHN FREDERICK BOON

FREDERICK CHARLES GARROD

JACK HERBERT ROBERTSON

ERIC S SMITH*

RONALD PETER SNOWLING

ALFRED T.

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WILLIAM ALFRED ELLENDER

William is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 30th May 1886, Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Died: 2nd September 1918; age: 32; Previously reported KiA, now Died of Wounds –

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The Suffolk Regiment during the Boer War

First Boer war 16 December 1880 – 23 March 1881

Second Boer War 11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902

Suffolk Regiments, 1st Battalion, movements and actions:

Suffolk Regiment arrived at Cape Town in November 1899.

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SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL WW1 Memorial, Ipswich.

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL

A very impressive ceremony marked the unveiling and dedication of the
Springfield Council School War memorial at Ipswich on Friday morning.
The memorial itself took the shape of a wooden panel, bearing the names
of no less than 46 old boys who laid down their lives for their country
in the war.

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IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

The memorial was moved from Ipswich Police station (basement) Ipswich Town Hall to Martlesham Police Headquarters Suffolk.

IPSWICH POLICE MEMORIAL UNVEILED
21st October 1921

Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

There was a large gathering of members of the Ipswich Borough Police
Force in the Parade Room at the Police Station at 1:15p.m.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL

click onto the red lettering to find out more

The alter was donated by the Woods family in memory of their 2 sons, lost during WW1.

Harold Wallace Woods

 

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ALLAN ARTHUR FREANE 1

ALFRED JAMES MURRELL 1

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