Born: 16th February 1910, Ipswich.

Died: 11th August 1945; age: 35; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942.

Residence: 4, Frobisher Road, Ipswich.

Employed: as a General Labourer.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5827502.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alice Reeve, of Ipswich.




1911   12, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich.


Bert was a year old and living with his mother at the home of his widowed, maternal grandmother, aunts & uncles + cousin.

Emma Chittock (nee Pegg), 51, born Stowupland, Suffolk.

George Chittock, 26, a General Labourer – Iron Works, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Ethel Mary Chittock, 22, a Rug Sorter – Marine Stores Dealer, born Stowmarket.

Charles William Chittock, 16, a Labourer Porter – Provision Merchant, born Ipswich.

Pansy Chittock, 14, born Ipswich.

Maude Matilda Chittock, 12, born Ipswich.

Percy Albert Chittock, 9, born Ipswich.

Ethel May Chittock, 2, born Ipswich ( Ethel Mary Chittock’s daughter).

Alice Chittock, 18, a Rug Sorter – Marine Stores Dealer, born Ipswich.


In 1915, Bert’s mother, Alice Chittock married widower, Samuel Reeve, born 1867, Ipswich – died 1935, Ipswich. A Shoe Finisher.




Bert was a General Labourer, he was living with his widowed mother, widowed maternal grandmother at the home of his uncle 4, Frobisher Road, Ipswich.

Percy Chittock, a Warehouseman – Wine & Spirits Merchant.

Emma Chittock, unpaid Household Duties – died 1941, Ipswich.

Alice Reeve, unpaid Household Duties.

1 other.


Probate to Alice Reeve – widow.

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