Ipswich War Memorial

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 […]

ALFRED CHARLES DAVID COOK

ALFRED CHARLES DAVID COOK

  Born: 1895, Ipswich. Died: 20th July 1916; age 21; KiA. Residence: 75, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich. Employed: as Under Gardener to Mr. W.S. Cowell, of Henley Road, Ipswich. Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 1914. Date of Entry Therein: 3rd December 1914.   He went with the Suffolks from Colchester, Essex, and had been at the […]

WILLIAM HENRY GRISS

WILLIAM HENRY GRISS

Photographs courtesy of Ed. William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 22nd July 1898, Ipswich. Died: 20th November 1917; age: 19; KiA. Residence: Roker, Tyne and Wear. Enlistment Location: Newcastle-on-Tyne.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 52266. Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own),  2/6th Battalion. Medals Awarded: Victory […]

ERNEST EDWARD HOWELL

ERNEST EDWARD HOWELL

Ernest is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Image courtesy of Andrew – ‘Streets of Mourning’ – https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/ww1streets/   Born: 1889, Ipswich. Died: 1st April 1918; age: 29; KiA. Served 7 years. Residence: 8, Beach Street, Bare Morecambe, Lancashire.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 9322. Regiment: The King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment), […]

ALBERT EDWARDS

ALBERT EDWARDS

Albert is remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1880, Ipswich. Died: 28th September 1918; age: 38; Died of Wounds. Residence: 325, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Tramway Motor Man – Municipal Borough Council. Enlistment Location: Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 38578. Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory […]

PRESTON ANTHONY AUGUSTUS ENRIGHT

PRESTON ANTHONY AUGUSTUS ENRIGHT

Preston is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 3rd April 1899, Ipswich. Died: 2nd November 1918; age: 19; Sopwith Camel aircraft spiralled out of control and crashed into the Aegean Sea off the island of Lemnos. Residence: St. Nicholas’ Church Rectory, Brandiston, Norfolk.   Rank: Lieutenant/Pilot. Regiment: Royal Air Force, […]

ARTHUR MILLS

ARTHUR MILLS

Arthur is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1879, Ipswich. Died: 13th April 1941; age: 62; from Cardiac Failure due to Smallpox. Residence: 42, Boyton Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Carpenter – Ship’s Crew. Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S.’Ormonde’ – port of registry – Glasgow. Memorial Reference: Panel 77. Tower Hill Memorial, […]

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