Born: 1889, Southborough, Kent.
Died: 7th October 1918; age 29; died of Pneumonis, at Salonika.
Residence: 225, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 24591
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of L. Roper, of 225, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.
1891 Glenthorne Cottage, Milton, Gravesend, Kent.
Edwin was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
Alfred Roper, 33, a Gardener, born Great Finborough, Suffolk.
Sarah Roper (nee Peck), 34, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Gertrude Mary Roper, 12, born Stowmarket.
Olive Sarah Roper, 3 months, born Gravesend, Kent.
1901 32 & 34, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.
Edwin was 12 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
Alfred, 44, a Beer House Retailer – own account.
Sarah, 45, a Beer House Retailer.
Adelaide May Roper, 5, born Stowmarket.
1911 340, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
Edwin was was 23 years old, a Market Gardener employed in his father’s business. He was living with his parents & sisters.
Alfred, 53, a Market Gardener – employer.
In 1915, Ipswich, Edwin married Louisa Maud Pittock, born January 1894, Ipswich.
They had 1 daughter:
Celia Louie Roper, born October 1916.
Soldiers’ Effects to Louisa M. Roper – widow.
Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion: