Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died on or about: 7th October 1916; age 24; KiA at Guedecourt, France.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 35086

Regiment: Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Formerly 7121, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 11C & 12A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Brother to Mr. P.C. Bullock, of 59, St, Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.




1901   ‘South Bank’ 215, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


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

George Cornelious Bullock, 47, a retired Watchmaker, born Douglas, Isle of Man.

Marianne Bullock (nee Lamb), 47, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Ethel May Bullock, 15, born Ipswich.

Percival Charles Bullock, 14, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   ‘South Bank’ 215, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Ernest was 18 years old, a Watchmaker’s Assistant – Watchmaker 7 Shopkeeper. He was living with his widowed mother.

Marianne, 57, living on Private Means.

1 general domestic servant.


Ernest’s father George Cornelious Bullock, died in 1904, Ipswich. His mother Marianne Bullock, died in July 1911, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Percival C. Bullock – brother.


Probate to Percival Charles Bullock – brother, a mechanic – Royal Air Force.



Ernest is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Yorkshire Light Infantry:

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