Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1891, Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Died: 12th March 1915; age 23; Died of Wounds. at the battle of Neuve Chapelle

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 837

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension.



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Daniel Tovell of Chelmondiston.




1901   near Church, Chelmondiston, Suffolk.


Daniel was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Daniel Tovell, 57, a carpenter, born Chelmondiston.

Ada Alberta Tovell (nee King), 48, born Chelmondiston.

Mabel Jane Tovell, 22, born Chelmondiston.

Arthur James Tovell, 16, a Groom, born Chelmondiston.

Walter Edward Tovell, 14, a Groom, born Chelmondiston.


1911   14, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Daniel was 19 years old, a Stone Mason’s Apprentice. He was living with his brother & his family.

Arthur, 26, a Monumental Mason.

Kate, 26.

Audrey May, 2.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ada Alberta Tovell – mother.


Daniel is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Andrew’s Church, Chelmondiston, Suffolk; and on his parents headstone at St. Andrew’s Churchyard.

Ling, Webber, Tovell and Bridges (seated)


 Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



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