Category: Other Ipswich War Memorials

GEORGE ISAAC BROOKS

GEORGE ISAAC BROOKS

George is remembered on the St. Nicholas Congregational Church war memorial, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.   Born: 1897, Belstead, Suffolk. Died: 28th April 1917; age: 20; KiA. Residence: Belstead, Suffolk. Religion: Congregationalist. Enlistment Location: Ipswich. Date of Entry Therein: 24th July 1916 – France.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 27270. Regiment: Royal […]

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 […]

VIMY RIDGE MEMORIAL

VIMY RIDGE MEMORIAL

Ipswich men who are remembered on the memorial.  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. JACK STANLEY BULLEN an Ipswich man remembered Born: 3rd January 1891, […]

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 […]

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