Category: Suffolk Regiment

WILLIAM ARTHUR PETTINGALE

WILLIAM ARTHUR PETTINGALE

William is remembered on the war memorial at Bethesda Baptist Church, St. Margaret’s Plain, Ipswich.   Born: 1890, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk. Died: 11th May 1917; age: 27; KiA. Enlistment Location: Ipswich.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 40722. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Formerly 3884, Suffolk Regiment.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.   […]

LEONARD WALTER ERNEST BALDRY

LEONARD WALTER ERNEST BALDRY

Leonard is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.   Born: 1896, Ipswich. Died: 26th September 1917; age: 21; KiA. Occupation: a Postman – Post Office. Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 241772. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion. Formerly 5320, Suffolk Regiment.   Medals Awarded: Victory & British […]

HORACE RAYMOND FOX

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; as a Japanese PoW. Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore. Residence: 137, Avondale Road, Ipswich. Occupation: a Gent’s […]

GEORGE ROGERS

GEORGE ROGERS

    Died: 12th May 1900, died of Enteric Fever at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella typhi, is characterised by fever […]

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

JAMES WILLIAM ROSENDALE

    Birth: 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Baptised: 14th August 1870, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Died: 1st November 1902; age: 32; Died at Sea. Residence: High Street, Kneesworth, Cambridgeshire. Occupation: Farm Labourer. Enlistment Date: 11th July 1888.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 2242. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasp Awarded: Transvaal + 1902 […]

W. ROGERS

W. ROGERS

  Died: 10th March 1900; Died of Disease at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Was taken PoW at Colesberg – 6th January 1900.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 4908. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal.   Soldiers’ Effects to George Rogers – father. […]

ALFRED COOPER

ALFRED COOPER

    Died: 6th January 1900; KiA at Suffolk Hill, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa.   Rank: Private; Service Number: 5118. Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion, South Africa Field Force.   Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony.   Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick W. Cooper – brother & Elizabeth – step sister. One of the notable Battles with […]

WALTER LEWIS

WALTER LEWIS

    Born: 1887, Woolverstone, Suffolk. Died: 8th February 1901; age: 24; Died of Enteric Fever, at Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as Typhoid Fever, from the bacterium Salmonella […]

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

GEORGE JAMES ALLENSBY

  Born: 3rd May 1880, St. George, Walworth, South East London. Baptised: 24th October 1880; at St. John the Evangelist Church, Larcom Street, Walworth. Parents: Jane & James Thomas Allensby, of 82, Henshaw Street, Walworth. Died: 26th February 1901; age 20; Died of Disease at Wynberg Military Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Residence: 176, Wornington […]

WILLIAM SAUNDERS WOOLLARD

WILLIAM SAUNDERS WOOLLARD

    Born: 1865, Kirtling, Cambridgeshire. Baptised: 7th June 1865, Kirtling, Cambridgeshire. Died: 26th December 1900; age: 35; Died of Enteric Fever at Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. ENTERIC FEVER   Enteric Fever (eneterica serotype bacteria) was a rampant bacterial infection during the South Africa Boer War – 1899 – 1902. This systemic disease, now known as […]

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