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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.

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Merchant Navy Memorial. Ipswich Waterfront, Orwell Quay.

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Merchant Navy Memorial Ipswich Waterfront 
Orwell Quay (James Hehir building)

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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, 

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SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL WW1 Memorial, Ipswich.

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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.

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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.

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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 &

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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.

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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

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Bronze, height 64, width 39 Erected in 1919 by their proud and grateful employees.

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VIMMY RIDGE MEMORIAL ARRAS

Ipswich men who are remembered on the memorial.
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 In 1936 the King unveiled The Vimy Ridge Memorial with over 60,000 Canadian lost , The memorial bares the names of 11,000. men. The memorial cost over £200,000 to build.

photos from 1936 Daily Telegraph Supplement.

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