EDWARD REGINALD HOOKER

 

 

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd March 1918; age 23; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Kynoch Town.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/22411

Regiment: The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 7th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 16.

Pozieres Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified: Son of the late Mr & Mrs Joseph Thomas Hooker. Nephew of Harriet Emma Hooker, of 24, Upland Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   5, Farringdon Villas, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Edward was 6 years old and living with his parents, sister & step sister.

Joseph Thomas Hooker, 50, a Master Mariner, born Harwich, Essex.

Happy Ada Hooker (nee Aldous), 29, born Ipswich.

Ada Carwardine Aldous, 9, born Ipswich.

Lily May Hooker, 9 months, born Ipswich – died 1906, Ipswich.

 

Edward’s father, Joseph Thomas Hooker, died 1906, Ipswich. His mother, Happy Ada Hooker, died 1917, Ipswich.

 

Probate to Fanny Maria Webb – step sister.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Fanny M. Webb – step sister.

 

Edward is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial.

 

The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 7th Battalion:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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