Category: First World War

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

WILLIAM PERCIVAL KINGSTON

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Birth: 21st June 1884, Ipswich. Died: 11th October 1918; age: 34; died at No. 40 Casualty Clearing Station, Salonica. Enlistment Location: Sheerness, Kent. Date of Entry Therein: 12th August 1914.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/18720. Regiment: Army Service Corps, 120th Coy. Formerly […]

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

ARCHIBALD OXFORD

Archibald is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. ARCHIE Born: 1886, 24, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich. Died: 20th March 1917; age: 30; Died of Wounds. Salonika Residence: 25, Cowper Road, Bromley, Kent. Enlistment Location: Bromley, Kent. Rank: Private; Service Number: 23210. Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Medals Awarded: Victory, British War. […]

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

GEORGE RICHARD QUINTON

George is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 5th October 1917; age: 20; Died of Wounds at No. 11 Casualty Clearing Station. Believed to of been wounded at the Battle of Broodseinde. Residence: Little Bealings, Suffolk. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Moved out to France and joined 21st Division, 4 […]

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

JOHN DOUGLAS HOWARD

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Born: 1897, Ipswich. Died: 28th April 1917; age: 19; KiA. Residence: The Grocery Stores, West Mersea, Essex. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.   Rank: Private: Service Number: 31728. Regiment: Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War. Memorial Reference: Bay 7. Arras […]

FREDERICK COBB

FREDERICK COBB

Born: 1867, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich. Died: 15th September 1920; age: 52; died of Progressive Muscular Atrophy and Respiratory Failure, at the National Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, Middlesex. Informant – son-in-law Francis David Midlane (husband of daughter Elsie Pauline Cobb), of 18, St. John’s Terrace, Enfield, Middlesex. Residence: 55, Prospect Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Fitter.   […]

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), […]

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