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ALBERT GEORGE BLOOMFIELD RN

“Dubby”

Images courtesy of Sarah Foster

Born: 26th January 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 21st May 1941; age: 23; MPK during an air raid which sank H.M.S. ‘Juno.’

 

Rank: Petty Officer;

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STANLEY PHILIP WESTLEY

Stanley is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1901, 19, Edgar Street, Ipswich.

Died: 1st October 1943; age: 43.

Residence: 501, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

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RONALD LEONARD CLARK

Ronald is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 17th May 1915, 11, Berners Street, Ipswich.

Died: 4th November 1943; age: 28.

Residence: Edinburgh, Scotland.

Enlistment Location: Edinburgh.

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WILLIAM GEORGE GOOSE

William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1921, Ipswich.

Died: 26th December 1944; age: 23; drowned at Scottburgh Beach, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

 

Rank: Air Mechanic: Service Number: 47983V.

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JOSEPH JOHN COATES

Joseph is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 28th November 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 17th September 1939, age: 39; MPK – H.M.S.’Courageous.’

Enlistment Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire; Occupation: Factory Lad.

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ARNOLD JOHN BOOTH

Image from the Evening Star – 20th January 1944.

 

Born: 9th February 1897, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 7th January 1944; age: 47; KiA in Burma.

Residence: 108, Valley Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Army Officer.

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HORACE RAYMOND FOX

Horace is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

Image from the Evening Star – 14th April 1942.

 

Born: 20th September 1917, 96, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

Died: 21st September 1944; age: 26;

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EDGAR SEELEY

Image from the Evening Star – 20th April 1942

 

Born: 6th June 1916, Westhorpe, Suffolk.

Died: 14th February 1942; age: 25.

Residence: 167, Burrell Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private;

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NEHEMIAH CLIFFORD COWIE

Clifford is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

Image from the Evening Star – 23rd October 1941.

CLIFFORD

 

Born: 1920, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 27th May 1940 –

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JESSE MacFIGGANS

Image from the Evening Star – 8th January 1942.

Jesse is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 24th May 1922, Medway, Kent.

Died: 25th November 1941; age: 19; KiA.

Residence: 53,

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