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1918 Ipswich Suffolk Chronical & Mercury  newspaper


Born: 1892, Copdock, Ipswich.

Died: 25th November 1917; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 11360

Regiment: London Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 60701, 104th T.R. Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 3 & 4.

Cambrai Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Eldred & Eliza Kinsey, of 7, Chantry Row, Sproughton; husband of Grace Kinsey, of 31, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.




1901   Chantry Row, Sproughton, Suffolk.


David was 8 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Eldred Kinsey, 34, a Horseman on Farm, born Old Newton, Suffolk.

Eliza Kinsey (nee Southgate), 32, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Lucy Olive Kinsey, 7, born Sproughton.

Ida Evelyn Kinsey, 5, born Sproughton.

Naomi Phyllis Kinsey, 3, born Sproughton.


1911   Valley Farm Cottages, Sproughton, Suffolk.


David was 18 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Eldred, 44, a Horseman on Farm.

Eliza, 42.

Lucy, 17, a Day Girl.

Naomi, 13.


On the 6th June 1915, at St. Paul’s Church, Fulham, London, 22 year old, David, a Malster, of West Cottages, Sproughton married 26 year old, Grace Snelling, of 12, Montpellier Road, Hammersmith, London.

They had 1 son:

Reginald S. Kinsey, born 1916, Ipswich.


David is also remembered on the Sproughton War Memorial.


London Regiment, 9th Battalion:


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