Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1894, Stratford, Essex.

Died: 20th September 1917; age 23; KiA.

Residence: 101, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Employed: Great Eastern Railway Loco. Dept., Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 19th November 1915.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: R/13491

Regiment: King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 10th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star + Clasp.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 115 to 119 & 162A & 163A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Ellen Oliver, of 101, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.






1901   61, Sirdar Road, Ipswich.


Cyril was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Oliver, a Carpenter, born Dublin, Ireland.

Ellen Oliver (nee Duggan), born Lambeth, Surrey.

Gertrude Maud Oliver, 13, born Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Lionel Bernard Oliver, 12, born Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Wilfred Oliver, 4, born Stratford, Essex.

Caroline Oliver, 3, born Lambeth.


1911   101, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Cyril was 17 years old, a Clicker – Leather Merchant. He was living with his parents, siblings & aunt.

Thomas, 43.

Ellen, 45.

Edward, 15, a Printer.

Caroline, 14.

Caroline Crosby, 43, a Dressmaker, born New Bridge, Ireland.


Soldiers’ Effects to Thomas Oliver – father.


 King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 10th Battalion



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