1918 Ipswich Chronical


Born: 1881, Mistley, Essex.

Died: 4th May 1917; age 36; KiA. Previously reported missing.

Residence: 773, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Employed: Carpenter – Messrs. Cubitt & Gotts Builders, Westerfield, Suffolk.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: June 1916.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 23643

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 180371, R.E.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.



Grave Reference:

Bay 3.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1881   Wheatsheaf Inn, Wrabness, Essex.


Clifford Monger was 6 months old and living with his parents & sisters.

George Edward Monger, 30, an Innkeeper, born Harwich, Essex.

Emily Martha Monger (nee Ablitt), 26, borb Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

Rosa Ethel Monger, 4, born Stratford, Essex.

Mercy Agnes Monger, 2, born Mistley, Essex.

1 servant & 2 lodgers.


1891   Wheatsheaf Inn, Wrabness, Essex.


Clifford was 10 years old and living with his mother, siblings & cousin.

Emily, 35, a Licensed Victualler.

Rosa, 14.

Mercy, 12.

Edward Allen Monger, 8, born Wrabness.

Sidney George Monger, 6, born Wrabness.

Filbert Alexander Monger, 3, born Wrabness.

Florence Roofe, 13, born London.

1 visitor & 2 lodgers.


In 1891, Clifford’s father George Monger was living at 2, Main Road, Harwich, Essex, he was living on his own means.


1901   265, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Clifford Ellis was 21 years old, a Carpenter. He was living with his mother, siblings, step father & step brother.

Mark Philip Ellis, 43, a Publican – own account, born Mile End, Middlesex.

Emily Ellis, 44.

Mercy Ellis, 22, a Servant – Domestic.

Edward Ellis, 19, a Painter.

Sidney Ellis, 14, a Carpenter.

Philbert Ellis, 13.

Cecil Mark Ellis, 7, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


In 1901, Clifford’s father George Monger was living at 46, Church Street, Harwich, Essex, he was a Shoemaker.


In 1911, Clifford’s wife & family were living at ‘John Bull’, 741, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Matilda, 30.

May, 7.

Reginald, 4.

Ivy, 1.


On the 15th September 1901, Ipswich, Clifford Ellis married Matilda Green, born April 1882, Hintlesham, Suffolk. They had 6 children:

Lilian Ethel Lucy Ellis, born 1902, Ipswich.

May Violet Ellis, born 1904, Ipswich.

Reginald Clifford Ellis, born 1907, Ipswich.

Ivy Winifred R. Ellis, born 1910, Ipswich.

Clara Elizabeth Ellis, born 1912, Ipswich.

Lionel George W. Ellis, born 1917, Ipswich.


Clifford is also remembered on the war memorial at Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

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