Ipswich War Memorial

HERBERT FRANK BICKERDIKE

HERBERT FRANK BICKERDIKE

Images and information courtesy of Julie. Born: 1922, Leeds, Yorkshire. Died on or since: 20th December 1943; age 21; Shot down by a night fighter. Residence: 58, Sherrington Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Squadron Leader; Service Number: 64287. Regiment: Royal Air Force, 77 Squadron. Medals Awarded: Distinguished Flying Cross. (while flying with 462 Squadron) The KING […]

PHILIP EDWARD BERRY

PHILIP EDWARD BERRY

  Born: 1912, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. Died: 3rd March 1945; age: 33; of Subarachnoid Hemorrage at Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire. Residence: 3, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.   Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 14352622. Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, Army Physical Training Corps.   Grave Reference: 31. 74. Ipswich Old Cemetery, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son […]

KENNETH WALTER BANYARD

KENNETH WALTER BANYARD

  Born: 1931, Ipswich. Died: 6th November 1956; age 25; Nicosia, Cyprus. Residence: 23, Turner Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Flying Officer; Service Number: 2430304. Regiment: Royal Air Force, 9 Ferry Crew Squadron –  attached to  139 Squadron (Jamaica)   Grave Reference: 23.C.16. Wayne’s Keep, British Military Cemetery, Cyrpus.   Father: Walter James Banyard, born April 1904, […]

MAURICE A. BRETTELL

MAURICE A. BRETTELL

Born: 1932. Died: 14th September 1952; age 20; – Korea.   Rank: Lance Bombardier. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 61 Light Regiment. (mortar) – attached to the Australian Light Infantry.   Grave Reference: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Daeyon-ong, Pusan, South Korea.   Two other men were also killed from the 61 Light Regiment on the 14th September […]

ROY H. McDONALD

ROY H. McDONALD

Born: 1931, Ipswich. Died: 30th May 1952; age 21 – Killed by a mortar bomb attack whilst on night patrol.   Rank: Private/Stretcher Bearer; Service Number: 22444909. Regiment: Royal Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Grave Reference: 22.3.1.1440. United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Tanggok, Nam District, City of Busan, Republic of Korea.       Father: Lewis […]

BRIAN SWINBANKS

BRIAN SWINBANKS

Born: 16th October 1927, South Shields, Durham. Died: 26th April 1951; age 23; Died of Wounds – Battle of Imjin River, Seoul, Korea. Residence: 168, Nacton Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Lieutenant; Service Number: 393305. Regiment: Royal Engineers, 55 Independent Field Squadron   Grave Reference: 17.2.7.702. United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Daeyon-ong, Pusan, South Korea.   Father: […]

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