IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL

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 […]

AMOSS PURKISS

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 . Service Number:825TC Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves, H.M. Trawler ‘Burnley’. Grave Reference: Chatham Naval Memorial 1916, […]

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

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. We hold a unique collection of photos and personal […]

HOLY TRINITY IPSWICH WW1 & WW2 WAR MEMORIALS

HOLY TRINITY IPSWICH WW1 & WW2 WAR MEMORIALS

   *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. BATLEY* (Batley living in the area) FREDERICK CHARLES BAXTER GEORGE […]

St Mary & St Botolph Whitton Church War Memorial

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. Smyth  John Percy Sympson Every year a Battle of Britain Service is held in memory of all […]

St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial

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. CHISWELL*   (EDWARD ERNEST CHISNALL) W.B.CLARKE* JOHN HENRY JOSEPH COOK FRANK DALBY FRANCIS GEORGE DENNY WILLIAM […]

St. Clement’s Congregational Church WW1 Memorial

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 […]

IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

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 & Ipswich Hospital. At present […]

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