Born: 1872, Nacton, Suffolk.

Baptised: 29th September 1872, Nacton, Suffolk. Parents: Henry & Sarah Bristo.

Died: On or since: 25th May 1915; age 42; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich, date: 1890; age: 18 – Suffolk Regiment.


Date of Entry Therein: 3rd May 1915 – France.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 18688;

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly Suffolk Regiment, service number 2821.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry Bristo, of 46, Cobbold Street, Ipswich; husband of E. Bristo, of 12, Rainbow Square, North Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.




1881   ‘Home Cottage’ 3, Palmerstone Road, Ipswich.


Edmund was 9 years old and living with parents & siblings.

Henry Bristo, 38, a Coachman, born Blakenham, Suffolk.

Mary A. Bristo, 43, born Creeting St. Mary, Suffolk.

William George Bristo, 14, born Nacton, Ipswich.

Jane Kate Bristo, 12, born Nacton.

Frances Bristo, 9, born Nacton.

Frederick Bristo, 8, born Nacton.

Horace Bristo, 3, born Ipswich.


1891   St. Botolph, Colchester, Essex.


Edmund was 18 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the Suffolk Regiment.


1901   Lattice Land, Ipswich.


Edmund was 28 years old, a Soldier, 1st Suffolk Regiment – Reserve. He was married & Head of the Household.

Emma, 27.

Percy, 2.

Frederick, 1.


1911   High Street, Sproughton, Suffolk.


Edmund was 38 years old, a Domestic Gardener – employer. He was Head of the household.

Emma, 37.

Horace, 12.

Beatrice, 8.

Basil, 7.

William, 6.


In 1897, Ipswich, Edmund married Emma Bloomfield, born 1873, Kesgrave, Suffolk.

They had 6 children:

Horace Percy Bristo, born July 1898, Ipswich.

Frederick William Bristo, born 1900, Ipswich – died 1901, Ipswich.

Beatrice May Bristo, born May 1902, Ipswich.

Basil Bloomfield Bristo, born July 1903, Ipswich.

William Charles Bristo, born 1904, Ipswich.

Edna Alice Bristo, born April 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emma Bristo – widow.


Edmund is also remembered on the war memorial at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.


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