Category: Ipswich Memorials

The Home coming of the Royal Anglian Regiment 2012

The Home coming of the Royal Anglian Regiment 2012

  On the 5th of November 2012 The Royal Anglian Regiment (The Vikings) were given a Suffolk heroes welcome in Ipswich following several tours on active service in Afghanistan. The Home Coming parade was used to exercise their right to The Freedom of The Entry to the Entry to the Borough of Ipswich, which had […]

Northgate High School Memorial – WW1

Northgate High School Memorial – WW1

 Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys. TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914- 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Click on the names for their details.   GEORGE CECIL ABBOTT THOMAS RICHMOND STOKES ADAMS WILLIAM SIDNEY CLARENCE ARTHEY* ARTHUR […]

Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

Merchant Navy Memorial Ipswich Waterfront  Orwell Quay (James Hehir building)   WW1 Merchant Navy / Mercantile Marine.  Both services suffered heavy losses from German u-boat attacks, enemy ships and under water mines. U-boats sank 7,759,090 tons, with the loss of 14,660+ merchant seafarers 2,479 British merchant vessels and 675 British fishing vessels were lost. The sea trade was […]

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL WW1 Memorial, Ipswich.

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL WW1 Memorial, Ipswich.

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL A very impressive ceremony marked the unveiling and dedication of the Springfield Council School War memorial at Ipswich on Friday morning. The memorial itself took the shape of a wooden panel, bearing the names of no less than 46 old boys who laid down their lives for their country in the war. Above […]

IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

IPSWICH POLICE WW1 MEMORIAL

The memorial was moved from Ipswich Police station (basement) Ipswich Town Hall to Martlesham Police Headquarters Suffolk. IPSWICH POLICE MEMORIAL UNVEILED 21st October 1921 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper. There was a large gathering of members of the Ipswich Borough Police Force in the Parade Room at the Police Station at 1:15p.m. on Friday, when […]

IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

IPSWICH ODDFELLOWS LODGE WW1 MEMORIAL

Memorial Plaque mounted at Anglesea Heights Care Home formally the Ipswich and East Suffolk Hospital, Anglesea Road. Currently owned by Ipswich School. A postcard from the 1920’s mentions the Plaques intended location.  “This tablet is to be placed over a bed in the New Memorial Wing of the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital. At present […]

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. sports field, Ipswich, WW2 memorial

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. sports field, Ipswich, WW2 memorial

  Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies Ltd. is now known as Ransomes Jacobsen  premier supplier of high-quality turf equipment, utility vehicles, golf cars and tractors for prestigious championship golf courses worldwide. The Ipswich Star 3rd May 1958 images courtesy of Sally. The gates were built in memory of employees who lost their lives during WW2 DONALD BERNARD […]

IPSWICH ORWELL WORKS MEMORIAL

IPSWICH ORWELL WORKS MEMORIAL

Image courtesy of Darren Darday. 1914 – 1919 Orwell Works Memorial WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life (M.E.A.L) Bronze, height 64, width 39 Erected in 1919 by their proud and grateful employees. Ransomes Sims & Jefferies, John Street, Ipswich, Suffolk Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury […]

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