Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 16th August 1916; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 265047

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 990, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Pier and Face 1C & 2A,

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Edwin and Ellen Butcher, of 38, Hervey Street, Ipswich.




1901   165, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.


Edwin was 8 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Edwin Butcher, 34, Jewellery Assistant; born Bluntisham, Hampshire.

Ellen Butcher (nee Shepherd) 34, born Colchester, Essex.

Maude Hannah Butcher, 10, born Ipswich.

1 visitor.


1911   38, Hervey Street, Ipswich.


Edwin was 18 years old and was an Apprentice Tailor & Cutter. He was living with his parents & sister.

Edwin, 44, Jewellers Shop Assistant.

Ellen, 44.

Maude, 20, a Drapers Assistant.


Edwin is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich and at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich. St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich



Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment



Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


error: Content is protected !!