Category: Ipswich Memorials

IPSWICH MEN REMEMBERED AT ARRAS MEMORIAL FROM WW1

IPSWICH MEN REMEMBERED AT ARRAS MEMORIAL FROM WW1

Grande Place Arras (Town Hall) Grande Place Arras (Town Hall) 1936 royal visit, Canadian pipe band. Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery Arras Ipswich has long been associated with Arras France. During the late 1980’s Ipswich Borough Council went into a cultural partnership (twinning). (Soldiers from 202/158 Royal Logistics corps. Ipswich) Annually a Ipswich civic and military party […]

IPSWICH WW1 & WW2 FIELD of  HONOUR

IPSWICH WW1 & WW2 FIELD of  HONOUR

IPSWICH FIELD OF HONOUR  25th March 1921 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper. In the south-western corner of Ipswich Cemetery, on the crest of a little hill, 140 British heroes await the “Reveille” in a picturesque Garden of Sleep. In the earlier days of the war, and during its four and a half years’ process, they […]

Ipswich Post Office Memorial WW1 & WW2

Ipswich Post Office Memorial WW1 & WW2

Ipswich Postal Staff Roll of Honour Unveiled By The Mayor (December 1915, Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury Newspaper) An interesting function took place at the Ipswich Post Office on Friday evening, when in the presence of the staff and friends and relatives of the employees, the Mayor unveiled a roll of honour, containing the names of […]

Ipswich Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Memorials

Ipswich Town Hall WW1 & WW2 Memorials

  Ipswich Town Hall The memorial is located half way up the main staircase WW1 & WW2 WW1   JOHN ROBERT MEAD Rank: Captain; Regiment: Royal Engineers, 335th Road, Construction Coy.   ALFRED NUNN Rank: Private; Service Number: 2294; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.   PERCY THOMAS CLARKE Rank: Second Lieutenant; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 3rd […]

Ransomes & Rapier WW1 & WW2 Memorials, Bourne Park Ipswich

Ransomes & Rapier WW1 & WW2 Memorials, Bourne Park Ipswich

  Ipswich – Ransomes and Rapier War Memorial Now sited at Bourne Park, Ipswich Cover photo: Andrew Beal, Service images Ann Emly. Those who died in the Great War, 1914-1919:   Lt Francis Stoney, Royal Engineers* OMS Harold E Hughes, 9th Middlesex Regt Sgt George Beaumont, 2nd Essex Cpl William Hardwicke, RAMC Trooper Roderick Livesey, […]

Cranfield’s Mill WW1 & WW2 Memorial Ipswich

Cranfield’s Mill WW1 & WW2 Memorial Ipswich

WW1 /WW2 Memorial plaque unveiling 2014 at Dance East Foundry Lane/ Cranfields Site, Waterfront, Ipswich IP41DW. In honour of his uncle who died in WWI, Ivan Trusler (centre in chair) paid for a new war memorial to go on the Dance East building.This has replaced the original one which was lost during the redevelopment. William was a […]

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