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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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Posted in First World War


The Suffolk Regiment during the Boer War

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPAIGN

Extract from 1906 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

The regiment was placed at the disposal of General French, who had the difficult task of stemming the Boer invasion of Cape Colony.

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Posted in Ipswich Memorials


SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL ww1 Memorial, Ipswich.

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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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ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

Pte.ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD

Rowland kept an extensive diary and scrap book of his journey from England to Mesopotamia, sending many letters home which we have included in the timeline. The diary is of his thoughts and feelings of Army life with an insight into life around the world in 1917.

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St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich

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To the Glory of God and in deathless memory of those of the parish who died in defence of King and Country in the Great War 1914 -19

The first eight were actively engaged in definite Christian work in connection with the Church when called to the colours.

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AMOSS PURKISS

Amoss is not remembered on Christchurch parks memorial.

Born:  1880
Died: 25th November 1916; age 36; On board H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’ Killed by mine from the German submarine UC-4 (Commander Hans Howaldt) off Orford Ness, Suffolk.
Enlistment Location:

Rank: Trimmer Cook .

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Posted in First World War


67th Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)

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Do you have a family member from this Regiment? we are researching all who served during WW2 in the 67th. We hold a unique collection of photos and personal accounts of men who served during this period. Many were captured in North Africa, Some members are still living and may hold more information.

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Posted in Second World War


HOLY TRINITY IPSWICH WW1 & WW2 WAR MEMORIALS


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*Not on Christchurch Park war memorial

FIRST WORLD WAR HOLY TRINITY

VICTOR CHRISTOPHER ABRAM

JOHN ARTHUR ABBOTT

JAMES JOHN ABBOTT

ROBERT ABBOTT

WALTER DOUGLAS AGER

GEORGE WILLIAM AIREY

STANLEY FRANCIS BAILEY

HENRY GEORGE BAKER

WILLIE ERNEST BALES

FRANCIS LIONEL BARNARD

SIDNEY STANLEY BARRELL

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