IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL

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 ARBONROBERT ABBOTTPERCY ALLARDWILLIAM JAMES BAKER WILLIAM BARKERFRANK JAMES  BARTRUM* CHARLES GEORGE BATLEYALFRED EDWARD BUGG FREDERICK EDWARD SNELL HARRY WILLIAM CARRITTREGINALD […]

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 […]

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

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. The gates were built in memory of employees who lost their lives during WW2 DONALD BERNARD […]

St.Matthew’s Church Ipswich War memorials

St.Matthew’s Church Ipswich War memorials

WW1 Memorial VISCOUNT ALLENBY UNVEILS AN IPSWICH MEMORIAL. Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper 1921. The Lord Bishop of Suffolk and Field Marshal Viscount Allenby, G.C.B., figured in the great congregation which assembled at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich, on Sunday afternoon, when the former dedicated the memorial chapel situate in the north chancel, which it is […]

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