Category: First World War

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, […]

STANLEY JAMES SEXTON

STANLEY JAMES SEXTON

Stanley is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1895, Ipswich. Died: 24th September 1917; age: 23; KiA. Residence: Tooting, London. Enlistment Location: Kingston-on-Thames.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 103460. Regiment: Machine Gun Corps, 123rd Coy. Formerly S/4 109860, Royal Army Service Corps.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   […]

HENRY JERMAN 

HENRY JERMAN 

Known as HARRY Harry is remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Images courtesy of  Faithe Jones – http://ww1australia.weebly.com/   Born: 1893, Harwich, Essex. Died: 26th May 1915; age: 22; KiA. Gallipoli Residence: Strathmerton, Victoria, Australia. Occupation: Kitchenman. Enlistment Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; date: 12th October 1914; age: 21; Religion: CofE. Joined the 51st […]

ALFRED GEORGE TWAITS

ALFRED GEORGE TWAITS

Alfred is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1891, Ipswich. Died: 29th December 1916; age: 25; Killed by a mine. Residence: 44, Morley Road, Barking, Essex.   Rank: Able Seaman. Regiment: Mercantile Marine, S.S. ‘Zoroaster’ (London).   Memorial Reference: Tower Hill Memorial, London.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of […]

CHARLES WISEMAN

CHARLES WISEMAN

Charles is remembered on Northgate High School Memorial, Ipswich. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 1889, Brantham, Suffolk. Died: 16th March 1916; age: 26; died of Pneumonia at No. 9 General Hospital, Rouen, Served 102 days. Residence: 20, New Village, Brantham, Suffolk. Occupation: an Actor. Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex; Date: 6th December 1915; […]

GEORGE GOLDING

GEORGE GOLDING

George is remembered on Northgate High School memorial, Ipswich. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 1898, Teddington, Middlesex. Died: 1st July 1916; age: 18; KiA. Residence: 1, Victoria Villas, Victoria Road, New Barnet, Middlesex. Enlistment Location: London. Date of Entry Therein: 13th October 1915 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 301401. Regiment: […]

JOHN SOUTHGATE

JOHN SOUTHGATE

John is remembered on Northgate High School Memorial, Ipswich. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 6th May 1889, Stutton, Suffolk. Died: 7th June 1917; age: 28; KiA. Buried in angle formed by meeting of Stinking Farm Road and X Road running North in to Messines past La Basse Court Farm, about 150 yards […]

SAMUEL SOUTHGATE

SAMUEL SOUTHGATE

Samuel is remembered on Northgate High School Memorial, Ipswich. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.   Born: 9th December 1890, Stutton, Suffolk. Died: 15th September 1916; age: 25; KiA. Reported missing on the 15th September 1916. A court enquiry was held and evidence was heard from two of Samuel’s comrades of the 8th Coy. Both […]

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