Image from 1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper



Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 10th June 1918; age 21; died of Meningitis at the No. 12 Stationary Hospital.

Residence: 202, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 895265

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 227th Brigade.


Grave Reference:


St. Pol British Cemetery,

St. Pol-Sur-Ternoise,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter & Alice Gosling, of 202, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.




1901   171, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.


Ernest was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Gosling, 44, a Sewing Machine Mechanic, born Ipswich.

Alice Elizabeth Ann Gosling (nee Glading), 42, born Ipswich.

Walter George Gosling, 21, a Sewing Machine Mechanic, born Ipswich.

William Thomas Gosling, 14, Learning – Sewing Machine Mechanic, born Ipswich.

Elsie Alice Gosling, 6, born Ipswich.

Florence May Gosling, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   87, Glebe Road, Norwich, Norfolk.


Ernie was 14 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 54, a Sewing Machine Mechanic.

Alice, 53.

William, 24, a Boot & Shoe Warehouseman.

Elsie, 16, a Dressmaker.

Florence, 11.

Edith Mabel Gosling, 9, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Walter & Alice E. Gosling – parents, and Elsie A. Gosling – sister.


Ernest is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.



 Royal Field Artillery, 227th Brigade:



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