IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL

Lte. Spencer Squirrell 11th Australian Infantry Battalion War Diaries

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. Enlisted: Sydney Australia 1914. Lte. Spencer Squirrell 11th Australian Infantry Battalion, fought In […]

BURLINGTON ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH WW1 MEMORIAL

BURLINGTON ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH WW1 MEMORIAL

Click on the red writing for their details. “*” Not recorded on the Christchurch Memorial. ERNEST WILLIAM ABBOTTGEORGE ISAAC ALDOUSERNEST EDWARD BLOOMFIELDMARTIN LUTHER BOYCEALFRED WILLIAM COLEMANHENRY THOMAS DYERCHARLES WALTER KETLEY*FREDERICK WILLIAM THOMAS MUSSETTALFRED SIDNEY NICHOLLSERNEST SAMUEL PERCYEDWARD ARTHUR RIDLEY*HAROLD VICTOR SKINNERJOHN FREDERICK STEBBINGS*

Bethesda Baptist Church, Ipswich. War Memorial

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 […]

The Suffolk Regiment during the Boer War

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. The Heights at Colesberg, “Suffolk Hill” 5th/6th January 1900. The hill was originally called Red or Grassy Hill. […]

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL WW1 Memorial, Ipswich.

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. Above […]

IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

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. on Friday, when […]

ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL

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   Edward Hunter Thutrell Woods CEDRIC BRIAN RICKARD Cederic is remembered on a floor tiled step. It is not clear why the memorial has been remodelled, […]

ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

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. Rowland’s spelling and grammar has […]

St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich

St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich

WW1 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. SIDNEY CLAUDE SEAMAN BRUNNING JOHN […]

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