Image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.
Born: 1895, Whitton, Suffolk.
Died: 30th August 1916; age 21; KiA.
Residence: 20, Beck Street, Ipswich.
Employed: at Cranfield’s Flour Mill, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 28th February 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 2906
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
The body was exhumed in January 1920, identified by a cross on the grave and later reburied with many unknown British soldiers at Delville Wood Cemetery.
XXX. C. 2.
Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mrs. A. Crisp, of 20, Beck Street, Ipswich.
Brother to JOHN HENRY CRISP.
1901 Fawcett Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.
Edward was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Henry Crisp, 46, Builders Foreman, born Monk Soham, Suffolk
Alice Rebecca Crisp (nee Pridmore), 42, born Gretton, Northamptonshire.
John Henry Crisp, 13, born Southwark, London.
David Crisp, 8, born Westerfield, Suffolk.
Lucy Ann Crisp, 7, born Westerfield.
1911 20, Beck Street, Ipswich.
Edward was 15 years old, a Porter – Tailor’s Shop. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.
John, 22, a Warehouseman – Flour Mill.
David, 18, a Bottler – Brewery.
Lucy, 17, an Assembler – Stay Factory.
Edward’s father, William Henry Crisp died in 1902, in the district of Woodbridge, aged 47.
Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at DanceEast, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich. Formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill, and at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich. His brother JOHN HENRY CRISP is also remembered on the church memorial.