Ipswich War Memorial

ASHFORD BERRIDGE EVE

Ashford is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1918, Ipswich. Died: 6th March 1942; age: 24; KiA at Tjilatjap. Residence: West End View, 9, Langer Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 900839. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.   Memorial Reference: Panel 416. Singapore Memorial, Kanji, Singapore.   […]

GEORGE ISAAC BROOKS

GEORGE ISAAC BROOKS

George is remembered on the St. Nicholas Congregational Church war memorial, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.   Born: 1897, Belstead, Suffolk. Died: 28th April 1917; age: 20; KiA. Residence: Belstead, Suffolk. Religion: Congregationalist. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 24th July 1916 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 27270. Regiment: Royal […]

FREDERICK CHARLES GRAY

FREDERICK CHARLES GRAY

FRED   Born: 1897, Westbourne, Ipswich. Died: 27th March 1918; age: 20; Died of Wounds. Residence: 18, Handford Cut, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: 656385. Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 380th Battery, 158th Brigade.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   Grave Reference: V.F.17. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.   CENSUS […]

RAYMOND VALENTINE MONTIGUE DANIELS

RAYMOND VALENTINE MONTIGUE DANIELS

Raymond is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1920, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire. Died: 15th February 1944; age: 24; killed when aircraft shot down over Overijssel, The Netherlands on a return flight from an attack on Berlin. Residence: Ipswich.   Rank: Sergeant/Air Gunner; Service: 962812. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, […]

OWEN FREDERICK RAY

OWEN FREDERICK RAY

Owen is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park Images courtesy of David Gobbitt Flickr    Born: 1894, Stowmarket, Suffolk. Died: 5th July 1918; age: 24; died as a German prisoner of war at Freiburg, Germany. Residence: Stowmarket, Suffolk. Occupation: with the Ipswich Gas Light Company. Enlistment Location: Watford, Hertfordshire. Date of Entry […]

HORACE DEARLE

HORACE DEARLE

Horace is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1896, Southsea, Hampshire. Died: 17th October 1917; age: 19; KiA at Passchendaele Ridge. Residence: 197, Nacton Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 55899. Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers, 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion. Formerly Private, 55850, Army Ordnance Corps.   Medals Awarded: Victory, British […]

FRANCIS WILLIAM FORD

FRANCIS WILLIAM FORD

Francis is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 10th June 1893, Cemetery Road, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich. Baptised: 3rd August 1893, Owston, Lincolnshire. Died: 26th September 1917; age: 24; KiA leading his men at Menin Road, near Gheluvet. Date of Entry Therein: 27th October 1915 – France. Francis joined the Honourable Artillery […]

JOHN HILLIER BLOUNT

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.   […]

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