ERNEST BARTLETT

Born: 1890, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

Died: 26th April 1917; age 27; KiA.

Residence: 67, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43415

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.

Formerly 2634, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   13, Ocean Terrace, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

 

Ernest was 8 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Anson Bartlett, 34, a Cook, born Southleigh, Oxfordshire.

Mary Jane Bartlett (nee Hall), 35, born Pimlico, Middlesex.

Ada Elizabeth Bartlett, 13, born Westminster, Middlesex.

Emily Louisa Bartlett, 7, born Walworth, Surrey.

George Bartlett, 6, born Walworth.

Gertrude Annie Bartlett, 4, born Walworth.

Sydney Bartlett, 2, born Camberwell, Surrey.

 

1901   13, Ocean Terrace, Felixstowe.

 

Ernest was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George, 44, a Cook & Confectioner – Hotel.

Mary, 45, slightly deaf.

Emily, 17.

George, 16, a Wine Merchant’s Assistant.

Gertrude, 14, a Dressmaker.

Sidney, 12.

Beatrice Maud Bartlett, 4, born Felixstowe.

Felix Bartlett, 3, born Felixstowe.

 

1911   24a, Grayshott Road, Battersea, London.

 

Ernest was 22 years old, a Hairdresser. He was a boarder at the home of his employer, 34 year old, Moss Isaac, a Hairdresser.

 

Ernest’s father George Anson Bartlett died 1916, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

 

In 1914, Ipswich, Ernest married Gertrude Kathleen Vera Sparrow, borm January 1893, Ipswich, of 67, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich – daughter of Walter Sparrow, a hairdresser, and Fanny Emily Sparrow (nee Bennett), of 67, St. Helen’s Street.

Gertrude and Ernest had two sons:

Jack Anson Bartlett, born September 1914, Ipswich.

Ronald Walter Bartlett, born September 1916, Ipswich.

 

Ernest’s widow, Gertrude continued to reside with her parents home with her two young sons.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Gertrude K. V. Bartlett – widow.

 

THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 11th (Service) Battalion (Cambridgeshire):

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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