Ipswich War Memorial

JOHN HILLIER BLOUNT

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, Ipswich.   Born: 1899, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich. Died: 6th July 1918; age: 19; died in hospital from internal injuries after his aircraft crashed, at Beverley aerodrome, Yorkshire. Inquest held 8th July 1918 – a verdict of “Accidental death” was returned.   Granted a Second […]

ERNEST ALBERT WILLIAM BLAXALL

ERNEST ALBERT WILLIAM BLAXALL

Ernest is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 6th September 1918; age: 21; Died of Wounds. Residence: 26, New North Road, Attleborough, Norfolk.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 320248. Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 12th Battalion. Formerly Private, 2268, Norfolk Yeomanry.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   […]

CYRIL WESTLEY CAMPE

CYRIL WESTLEY CAMPE

Cyril is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1885, Ipswich. Died: 24th August 1918; age: 33; KiA. Residence: Sparkhill, Birmingham, Warwickshire. Occupation: A Sorter for the General Post Office. Enlistment Location: London. Date of Entry Therein: 3rd October 1915 – France.   Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 35329. Regiment: Royal Engineers, […]

EDWARD ERNEST ALBERT TYLER

EDWARD ERNEST ALBERT TYLER

  Edward is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1883, Ipswich. Died: 15th March 1917; age: 33; Drowned when S.S.’Coonagh’ was sunk by a submarine in the English Channel. Residence: 1, South Street, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire.   Rank: Boatswain. Regiment: Mercantile Marine, S.S.’Coonagh’ (Limerick).   Memorial Reference: Tower Hill Memorial, […]

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Registered at birth FREDERICK WILLIAM THORPE PITT.   Born: 9th November 1909, Gosbeck, Suffolk. Died: 2nd December 1944; age: 35. Residence: 2, St. Helen’s Church Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: T/50213. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Grave Reference: I.F.11. Rome War […]

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Birth: 21st June 1884, Ipswich. Died: 11th October 1918; age: 34; died at No. 40 Casualty Clearing Station, Salonica. Enlistment Location: Sheerness, Kent. Date of Entry Therein: 12th August 1914.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/18720. Regiment: Army Service Corps, 120th Coy. Formerly […]

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

Archibald is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. ARCHIE Born: 1886, 24, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich. Died: 20th March 1917; age: 30; Died of Wounds. Salonika Residence: 25, Cowper Road, Bromley, Kent. Enlistment Location: Bromley, Kent. Rank: Private; Service Number: 23210. Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Medals Awarded: Victory, British War. […]

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

George is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 5th October 1917; age: 20; Died of Wounds at No. 11 Casualty Clearing Station. Believed to of been wounded at the Battle of Broodseinde. Residence: Little Bealings, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Moved out to France and joined 21st Division, 4 […]

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 28th April 1917; age: 19; KiA. Residence: The Grocery Stores, West Mersea, Essex. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.   Rank: Private: Service Number: 31728. Regiment: Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War. Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Arras […]

FREDERICK COBB

FREDERICK COBB

Born: 1867, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. Died: 15th September 1920; age: 52; Residence: 55, Prospect Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Fitter.   Frederick belonged to the National Reserve and enlisted at Ipswich, on the 14th October 1914, age 47 years & 1 month. He was posted on the 14th October 1914, to the 4th Battalion of the […]

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