Category: Ipswich Stories

ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD’S WW1 Diary

Pte.ROWLAND JABEZ WOODARD Rowland kept an extensive diary and scrap book of his journey from England to Mesopotamia, sending many letters home which we have included in the timeline. The diary is of his thoughts and feelings of Army life with an insight into life around the world in 1917. Rowland’s spelling and grammar has […]

67th Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)

67th Medium Regiment, R.A. (T.A.)

Image courtesy of Jack Knight, Little Thurlow airfield 1940. Do you have a family member from this Regiment? We are researching Suffolk men who served in the 67th in WW2. They fought in North Africa and were captured at Tobruk in June 1942, becoming prisoners of war. We hold a unique collection of photos and […]

IPSWICH WORLD PEACE DAY CHRISTCHURCH PARK 19th July 1919

IPSWICH WORLD PEACE DAY CHRISTCHURCH PARK 19th July 1919

PEACE REJOICINGS “Extracts from Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury”   A GREAT DAY’S FESTIVITIES AT IPSWICH   Memorable Scenes in Christchurch Park.  In common with the whole nation, Ipswich on Saturday celebrated the signing and ratification of Peace, and the occasion was one of manifest and great rejoicing, such as the borough has seldom seen the […]

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