Born: 1881, Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk.

Died: 26th February 1918; age 37; Died of Wounds – Gunshot wound to the head, at No. 7 General Hospital, St. Omar.

Religion: CofE.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 865585

Regiment: Canadian Infantry, New Brunswick Regiment, 44th Battalion.


Grave Reference:

  1. F. 58.

Longuenesses (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mrs. Emma Lockwood (formerly Penny), and the late William Henry Penny; husband of Lilian M. E. Penny, of Suite “C” Alma Apartments, 269, Young St., Winnipeg.




1881   Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk


Edward was 5 months old and living with his parents

William Henry Penny, 27, a Gamekeeper; born Bridgeport, Dorset.

Emma (nee Culham), 25; born Stonham Parva, Suffolk.


1891   5, Bond Street, Ipswich.


Edward was 10 years old and living with his mother, step-father & siblings

Walter W. Lockwood, 38, an Engine Fitter; born Ipswich.

Emma, 34.

Bertie Henry Penny, 8, born Barking, Suffolk.

Henry Lockwood, 8, born Ipswich.

Kate Alice Lockwood, 5, born Ipswich.

Walter Charles Lockwood, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1901   26, Norfolk Road, Ipswich.


Edward was 20 years old and a Sheet Iron Worker. He was living with his mother, & step siblings.

Emma, 43.

Kate, 15.

Walter, 10.

Benjamin James Lockwood, 8, born Ipswich.

1911 142, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich


Edward was 30, a Sheet Iron Worker. He was married and head of the household.

Lilian, 28.

Bernard, 10 months.


Edward’s father, William Henry Penny died in 1882, he was 28.


In 1908, Ipswich, Edward William Penny married Lilian Mabel Edith Bloomfield, born 1883, Ipswich.

They had 1 son:

Bernard Edward Penny, 1910, Ipswich.




Edward, age 33, an Iron Worker, Lilian, age 30 & Bernard, age 3 departed from the port of Liverpool on board the ‘Empress of Ireland’ (Canadian Pacific). They arrived at the port of Quebec, Canada on the 20th June 1913.

Edward’s step sister, Kate Alice Lockwood married in 1907, Little Ilford, Essex to Albert John Colthorpe. In 1951 – 1952, Albert Colthorpe served as Mayor of Ipswich.






Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.


Canadian Infantry, 44th Battalion.

Canadian Infantry, 44th Battalion.

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