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.



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