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WILLIAM FREDERICK BENNETT

William is remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park, however, his nameplate has been added to the First World War memorial.

Photograph courtesy of Julia.

 

Born: 1st April 1906, Ipswich.

Died: 26th May 1943;

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Posted in Second World War, Suffolk Regiment


LESLIE ARCHIBALD SMITH

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

Photograph courtesy of Elizabeth.

Born: 1908, Ipswich.

Died: 31st May 1940; age 32.

Residence: Bedford, Bedfordshire.

 

Rank: Private;

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Posted in Second World War, Suffolk Regiment


BERTRAM CHARLES ANDREWS

Bertram is remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary & St. Botolph Church, Whitton-cum-Thurleston.

 

Born: 1893, Alderton, Suffolk.

Died: 12th December 1917; age: 24; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Woodbridge,

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


PERCY AARON LANKESTER

Percy is remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary & St. Botolph, Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Suffolk.

 

Born: 1894, Sutton, Suffolk.

Died: 7th July 1916; age 21; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


WILLIAM WILDEN

William is remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life.

 

Born: 8th August 1884, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Died: 17th July 1916; age: 31; KiA.

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


WILLIAM CHARLES PEARSON

William is remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 1889, New Catton, Norfolk.

Died: 4th May 1917; age: 27; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Haughley, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 4th October 1915 –

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


RICHARD LESLIE MILLER

Richard is remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Born: 8th September 1882, Zion’s Hill, Fincastle, Virginia, U.S.A.

Baptised: 5th August 1888, Boyton, Suffolk.

Died: 26th July 1915;

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


WALTER CLARENCE JAY

 

Born: 1918, Ipswich.

Died: 26th December 1945; age 27; at the Borough General Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 12, Kingston Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5830073.

Regiment: The Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment).

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Posted in Suffolk Regiment


SYDNEY ARTHUR PRIME

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

 

Born: 1911, at 6, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

Died: 24th May 1940; age 28.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5824932.

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Posted in Second World War, Suffolk Regiment


LEWIS CLAUDE DUVAL ROSE

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

 

Known as CLAUDE

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 26th April 1915; age: 20; Died of Wounds – No. 8 Casualty Clearing Station.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

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Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment


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