IPSWICH WAR MEMORIAL

St. Pancras Catholic Church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

St. Pancras Catholic Church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

Click on red to read more details (*not on Christchurch Park Memorial)  F BARHAM HAMILTON HUGH BERNERS* JAMES COOTE JAMES DONNELLY* WILLIAM CUTHBERT FOX S GRAYSTONE RAYMOND JAMES GUILL WALTER LOUIS HARDY* SYDNEY WILLIAM HOBIN JOHN FRANCIS ILES* OLIVER HENRY LAWRENCE RODERIC PURCELL LIVESEY GIOVANNI MOTRONI PETER GEORGE MOTRONI UMBERTO AMADEO MOTRONI GEORGE PATRICK McNAMEE* JOHN […]

MICHAEL BENTLEY

MICHAEL BENTLEY

Image from the Evening Star – 20th December 1943.   Born: 17th June 1920. Confirmed: Sunday, 16th March 1935, at Magdalen College School chapel, by the Lord Bishop of Oxford – Thomas Strong. Died: 12th December 1943; age: 23; aircraft shot down over the Bay of Biscay. Residence: 9, Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: […]

FRANK ALLAN BENNEY

FRANK ALLAN BENNEY

Born: 1919, Ipswich. Died on or since: 23rd December 1941; age: 22; KiA – Western Desert, Libya. Residence: ‘Kelsale’ 4, Woodstone Avenue, Ipswich.   Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 908487 Regiment: Royal Artillery, 51 (The Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry) Field Regiment.   Memorial Reference: Column 39. Alamein Memorial, El Alamein, Matruh, Egypt.   Father: Ernest George […]

WALTER JOHN BELL

WALTER JOHN BELL

Born: 1918, Ipswich. Died: 21st July 1944; age:25; aircraft shot down at Steelhoven..   Rank: Flight Lieutenant/Pilot; Service Number: 174025 Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 15 Squadron. Aircraft: Avro Lancaster  Medals Awarded: Distinguished Flying Cross – London Gazette 14th July 1944 – Acting Flight Lieutenant Walter John Bell (174025), R.A.F.V.R., No. 15 Squadron. One […]

BERNARD VICTOR BEECROFT

BERNARD VICTOR BEECROFT

Image from 1945 Evening Star newspaper Born: 7th April 1919, Ipswich. Died: 21st July 1943; age: 24; Died from Beri-beri, whilst a Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway. Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore. Residence: 92, Foxhall  Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Salesman.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5830621 Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, […]

ROBERT OLAF STRAUGHAN BECKWITH

ROBERT OLAF STRAUGHAN BECKWITH

Born: 1904, Durham, County Durham. Died: 27th January 1940; age: 35; died of Generalised Peritonitis, Perforation of Ileum, and Ulcerative Colitis, at the Military Hospital, South Tidworth, South East Wiltshire. Based at R.A.F. Barracks Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Wiltshire. Residence: 18, Purplett Street, Ipswich.   Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 353601 Regiment: Royal Air Force.   […]

HERBERT WALTER BECKETT

HERBERT WALTER BECKETT

  Born: 22nd April 1910, St. Michael’s, Ipswich. Died: 17th June 1941; age: 31; died from Multiple Injuries consequent of accidentally coming in contact with an armed mine whilst fishing off Felixstowe Beach – Misadventure. Inquest held 18th June 1941. Residence: 26, Queensberry Road, Ipswich. Employed: as a Lorry Driver – Sand Gravel.   Rank: […]

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