Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph


Born: 1883, Ipswich.

Died: 9th September 1916; age 33; KiA.

Enlistment Location: St. Pancras, Middlesex.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/11175

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 7C.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Angelina Abbott, of 3, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.




1891   14, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.

Edward was 7 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Frederick William Abbott, 29, a Painter, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Angelina Frances Abbott (nee Phillips), 25, born Willisham, Suffolk.

Florence Emma Abbott, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   3, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.

Edward was 17 years old, a Printer’s Cropper. He was living with his mother & siblings.

Angelina, 36.

Florence, 12.

Ellen Agnes Abbott, 7, born Ipswich.

Frederick Abbott, 6, born Ipswich.

Beatrice May Abbott, 3, born Ipswich.

Emily Abbott, 5 months, born Ipswich.

1911   23, Herbert Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire.


Edward was 28 years old, a Canvasser – Metal Polish Manufacturer. He was a boarder at the home of Frank Partridge, a Coachman for an Undertaker.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick W. Abbott – father.


Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.


Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion



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