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ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

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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.)

Image courtesy of Jack Knight, Little Thurlow airfield 1940.

Do you have a family member from this Regiment? We are researching Suffolk men who served in the 67th in WW2.They fought in North Africa and were captured at Tobruk in June 1942, becoming prisoners of war.

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Posted in Ipswich Memorials, Other Ipswich War Memorials, 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

A.

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St Mary & St Botolph Whitton Church War Memorial

Whitton-cum-Thurleston

Percy Airey

Henry Bragg  

William H Chapman

D Calybut Downing

Benjamin Farthing

Bertram C Andrews

Percy Fox  
R C Guthrie-smith
Percy Lankester


Albert E V Mann

Milson Morphey

Bertram V Shemming

WW2 War graves

Aldridge Wright

Ernest L.

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St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial

JOHN ARTHUR ABBOTT


VICTOR CHRISTOPHER ABRAM
WILLIAM ARCHER
F. ARNOLD*
R. BACKHOUSE    (ROBERT PETER)
JOHN ROBERT BENNETT


PERCY JAMES BERRY
WILLIAM GEORGE BIRD


CHARLES ERNEST BRADBROOK
JOHN ISAAC BRADBROOK


JAMES BRUNNING


ARTHUR JAMES BURROWS
RICHARD JOHN BURWOOD
C.

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St. Clement’s Congregational Church WW1 Memorial

Sadly the Church has been sold and permission for it to be converted into flats has been given. The memorial has been removed to St. Clements parish church down the hill. (arts centre).

JESSE JOHN ARBON
ROBERT ABBOTT
PERCY ALLARD
WILLIAM JAMES BAKER


WILLIAM BARKER
FRANK JAMES  BARTRUM*


CHARLES GEORGE BATLEY
ALFRED EDWARD BUGG


FREDERICK EDWARD SNELL


HARRY WILLIAM CARRITT
REGINALD EDWIN DAY
C.

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IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

Memorial Plaque mounted at Anglesea Heights Care Home formally the Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital, Anglesea Road. Currently owned by Ipswich School.

A postcard from the 1920’s mentions the Plaques intended location.

 “This tablet is to be placed over a bed in the New Memorial Wing of the East Suffolk &

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Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. sports field, Ipswich, WW2 memorial

 

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. is now known as Ransomes Jacobsen  premier supplier of high-quality turf equipment, utility vehicles, golf cars and tractors for prestigious championship golf courses worldwide.

The Ipswich Star 3rd May 1958 images courtesy of Sally.

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ALFRED JAMES MURRELL 1

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