Category: Second World War

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

FREDERICK WILLIAM PITT-THORPE

Frederick is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park. Registered at birth FREDERICK WILLIAM THORPE PITT.   Born: 9th November 1909, Gosbeck, Suffolk. Died: 2nd December 1944; age: 35. Residence: 2, St. Helen’s Church Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: T/50213. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Grave Reference: I.F.11. Rome War […]

ARTHUR MILLS

ARTHUR MILLS

Arthur is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1879, Ipswich. Died: 13th April 1941; age: 62; from Cardiac Failure due to Smallpox. Residence: 42, Boyton Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Carpenter – Ship’s Crew. Regiment: Merchant Navy, S.S.’Ormonde’ – port of registry – Glasgow. Memorial Reference: Panel 77. Tower Hill Memorial, […]

DAVID CLARKE

DAVID CLARKE

David is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1903, Ipswich. Died: 30th September 1941; age: 39. Residence: 189, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.   Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/50231. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, 3rd Reserve, Mechanical Transport Coy.   Grave Reference: Row B. Grave 4. Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cemetery, South Africa. […]

ALEXANDER FREDERICK HERD

ALEXANDER FREDERICK HERD

Alexander is not remember on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 18th October 1919, Ipswich. Died: 1st January 1943; age: 23.   Rank: Marine; Service Number: Ex/3189. Regiment: Royal Marines, H.M.S. ‘Fidelity.’   Memorial Reference: Panel 83 Column 3. Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alexander & Rose […]

THOMAS FREDERICK STUTTERS

THOMAS FREDERICK STUTTERS

    Born: 1906, Ipswich. Died: 25th November 1946; age: 40; at the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital. Residence: 8, Bloomfield Street, Ipswich.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 5823679. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion. Grave Reference: Section TR – Crematorium, Grave 1, 40. Ipswich New Cemetery, Ipswich.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. […]

JOHN LLANOVER DAVIES

JOHN LLANOVER DAVIES

John is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 7th June 1911, ‘Brooklyn’ Norwich Road, Ipswich. Died: 21st June 1941; age: 30.   Rank: Major; Service Number: 52581. Regiment: Royal Artillery, 8th Field Regiment.   Memorial Reference: Column 31. Alamein Memorial, Matruh, Egypt.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. […]

ALBERT CHARLES LAITY

ALBERT CHARLES LAITY

Albert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1917, Ipswich. Died: 26th October 1942; age: 30. Wounded, 24/10/1942. Died of wounds during the Second Battle of El Alamein Residence: 123, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.   Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 328702. Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, Nottinghamshire Yeomanry.   Grave Reference: XIII.G.10. El […]

DESMOND CLAUDE YOUNGS

DESMOND CLAUDE YOUNGS

Desmond is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1923, Ipswich. Died: 24th March 1944; age: 20.   Rank: Sergeant/Rear Air Gunner; Service Number: 1874065. Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 57 Squadron.   Grave Reference: 15.K.2. Hanover War Cemetery, Germany.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Claude & Emma […]

ALBERT GEORGE BLOOMFIELD RN

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; Service Number: C/JX140930. Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Juno.’   Memorial Reference: 41, 2. Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent.   Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John […]

STANLEY PHILIP WESTLEY

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.   Rank: Corporal; Service Number: T/73210. Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.   Laid to rest 1st October 1943 – Ahmednagar, Bombay, India. Grave Reference: 1.F.15. Kirkee […]

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