image from 1918 Suffolk Chronical & Mercury newspaper
Born: 1898, Framlingham, Suffolk.
Died: 22nd September 1918; age 20; KiA.
Residence: 78, Richmond Road, Ipswich.
Employed: as a Porter at the Beach Station, Felixstowe, Suffolk. Joined the company in July 1913.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
12th Battalion – 57213 – 4th July 1917 – 19th July 1917
2nd Battalion – 57213 – 20th July 1917 – 11th November 1917
1st Battalion – 57213 – 5th April 1918 – 9th April 1918
11th Battalion – 57213 – 10th April 1918 – 22nd September 1918.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 57215.
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, ‘C’ Coy, 11th Battalion.
Formerly 21470, 30th T.R. Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Harry & Matilda Eade, of ‘Dunheved’ 95, Grove Lane, Ipswich.
1901 16, Gower Street, Ipswich.
Benjamin was 2 years old and living with his mother, sister & maternal uncle.
Matilda Eade (nee Wood), 28, born Tuddenham St. Martin, Suffolk.
Florence Evelyn Eade, 1, born Framlingham, Suffolk.
Arthur G. Wood, 23, a Railway Shunter, born Tuddenham St. Martin.
In 1901, Benjamin’s father, Harry Eade, 24, a Railway Guard, born Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex was staying at the home of his paternal grandparents – Benjamin & Hannah Eade of Abbey Street, Thorpe-le-Soken.
1911 107, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.
Benjamin was 12 years old, attending school and a Part-Time Railway Newsboy – Smith & Son. He was living with his parents, sisters & maternal uncle.
Harry, 34, a Signalman – G.E.Railway.
Irene Ruby Eade, 6, born Ipswich.
Horace Herbert East Wood, 26, a General Labourer, born Tuddenham St. Martin.
Soldiers’ Effects to Matilda Eade – mother.
Benjamin is also remembered on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London.