Ipswich War Memorial

DEREK GUY BROCK

DEREK GUY BROCK

Born: 1923, Ipswich. Died: 31st August 1943; age: 20; KiA on air operations. Residence: 430, Norwich Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Sergeant/Flight Engineer; Service Number: 1615700. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 15 Squadron.   Grave Reference: M.M.4.2. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert Stephen & Gladys Brock, of Ipswich. […]

BERNARD JOHN BRIGHTWELL

BERNARD JOHN BRIGHTWELL

Photograph taken on the day of Bernard’s passing out parade – courtesy of Sylvia Johnson.   Born: 1913, Ipswich. Died: 20th May 1940; age: 26.   Rank: Private; Service Number: S/57691.      Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Grave Reference: 5.G.20. Abbeville Communal Cemetery, Somme, France.   Father: William James Brightwell, born June 1863, Stonham Aspall, […]

RUSSELL JOHN BRIDGE

RUSSELL JOHN BRIDGE

Born: 1919, Ipswich. Died: 26th/27th April 1941; age: 22; died during Operation Demon. Residence: 50, Hatfield Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 97247. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, attached 106 (The Lancashire Hussars) Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery.   Memorial Reference: Face 8. The Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece.   Relatives […]

CLIFFORD REGINALD BREWSTER

CLIFFORD REGINALD BREWSTER

  Born: 14th July 1907, Ipswich. Died: 27th October 1942; age: 35; El Alamein Residence: 28, Carlton Road, Kirkley, Suffolk.   Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 7921231. Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Tank Regiment, 47th (Oldham).   Memorial Reference: Column 23. Alamein Memorial, El Alamein, Matruh, Egypt.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Herbert […]

ARTHUR RICHARD BRANDON

ARTHUR RICHARD BRANDON

  Photograph courtesy of Richard Born: 1905, Leyton, Essex. Died: 5th March 1946; age: 40; of Coronary Thrombosis at Ipswich Borough General Hospital. Residence: 37, Morland Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Clerk – Co-operative Society. Enlisted as a civilian into the Royal Air Force, joined as an Aircrafthand, October 1925 appointed as a Class F Reservist. […]

CECIL DUDLEY HORACE BRAGG

CECIL DUDLEY HORACE BRAGG

Born: 1908, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Died: 16th August 1944; age: 36; KiA near Bonnoeil. Residence: School House, Chelmondiston, Suffolk.   Rank: Sergeant: Service Number: 7340079 Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 14 Light Field Ambulance.   Originally buried near Bonnoeil. On the 18th July 1946, the body was exhumed, identified and reburied at Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery.   […]

ALBERT BRAGG

ALBERT BRAGG

Born: 1899, Holbrook, Suffolk. Died: 19th January 1945; age: 46; of Broncho-pneumonia & cerebral embolus at Ipswich Borough General Hospital. Residence: 542, Nacton Road, Ipswich. Occupation: Screensman – Flour Mills.   Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2/Battery Sergeant Major; Service Number: 723190. Regiment: Royal Artillery.   Grave Reference: N.N. 5. 37. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   […]

FREDERICK WALTER BRADBROOK

FREDERICK WALTER BRADBROOK

FREDDIE Images courtesy of Jay. Born: 7th April 1920, Ipswich. Died: 5th November 1944; age: 24; KiA at Marradi. Residence: 43, Levington Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Private: Service Number: 7621309. Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 6 Base Ordnance Depot.   Grave Reference: V.A,11. Faenza War Cemetery, Italy.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick […]

RAYMOND JOHN BOWMAN

RAYMOND JOHN BOWMAN

Born: 1924, Wandsworth, London. Died: 12th June 1943; age: 19; at Greenwich Royal Infirmary – Fractured Skull – accidental fall from roof-light at night. Residence: ‘The Gables’, Westerfield, Suffolk.   Rank: Midshipman. Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.S. ‘Ramillies.’   Grave Reference: St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Westerfield, Suffolk.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Clement […]

PATRICK DANIEL STEELE BOOTH

PATRICK DANIEL STEELE BOOTH

Image from the Evening Star – 14th August 1941. Born: 1920, Ipswich. Died: 29th October 1942; age: 22; killed when Motor Vessel ‘Abosso’ was torpedoed between Newfoundland and Ireland. Residence: Ipswich.   Rank: Staff Sergeant; Service Number: S/5828726. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps / Gordon Highlanders.   Memorial Reference: Panel 15, Column 2. Brookwood Military Cemetery, […]

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