Born: 1894, Ipswich, Suffolk.

Died: 9th April 1917, age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 24860

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War.


Grave Reference:

  1. A. 30.

Bailleur Road East Cemetery,

St. Laurent-Blangy,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified and Address: William & Rosetta Rose, Ipswich.




1901   136, Lacey Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 6 years old and living with his parents

Alma William Rose, 45, a General Labourer; born Westerfield, Suffolk.

Rosetta Rose (nee Farrow), 43; born Henley, Suffolk.

Alice Maud May Rose, 15, a Coat Hand (Tailor), in Cloth Factory, born Ipswich.

Edith Ann Rose, 13, a Coat Hand (Tailor) in Cloth Factory, born Ipswich.

Daisy Victoria W. Rose, 11, born Ipswich.

Robert Stanley Rose, 9, born Ipswich.


1911   136, Lacey Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 16 years old and a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his mother

Rosetta, 53, a widow.

May, 25, Tailoress Assistant.

Edith, 23, a Corset Machinist at Corset Factory.

Robert, 19, Carpenter at Iron Foundry.


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



Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion:

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