EDWIN JAMES HUNTING

 

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd March 1918; age 21; Died of Wounds – No. 38 Field Ambulance.

Residence: 26, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43187.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.

Formerly 2592, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

V.C.3.

Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension.

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter E. & Jane Hunting, of 26, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

 

Brother-in-law to HENRY WALTER REDNALL.

 

CENSUS

1901   2, Cross Keys lane, Ipswich.

 

Edwin was 4 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Walter Edwin Hunting, 33, a Coachman – Domestic, born Leiston, Suffolk.

Sarah Jane Hunting (nee Tricker), 34, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Edith Sybilla Hunting, 12, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Elsie Hunting, 9, born Ipswich.

Gertrude May Hunting, 7, born Ipswich.

 

1911   26, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

 

Edwin was 14 years old, an Assistant Electrician – Theatre. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Walter, 42, a Stage Carpenter – Theatre.

Sarah, 44.

Edith, 22, a Machine Folder – Printing Works.

Beatrice, 19, a Book Binder – Printing Works.

Gertrude, 17, a Domestic Help – at home.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Sarah J. Hunting – mother.

 

Edwin is commemorated on a headstone with his brother-in-law, Henry Walter Rednall (husband of Beatrice Elsie Hunting), KiA 2nd August 1917, at Ypres at Ipswich Old Cemetery, section J.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

SUFFOLK REGIMENT MUSEUM

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

 

 

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