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


Born: 1895, Orford, Suffolk.

Died: 19th July 1916; age: 21; KiA.

Residence: 112, Church Street, Orford.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 31st May 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 16134.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 1A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert Ernest & Louisa Burwood, of 112, Church Street, Orford, Suffolk.




1901   Castle Hill, Orford, Suffolk.


Ernest was 5 years old and living with his parents & sister.,

Robert Ernest Burwood, 30, a Postman & Gardener, born Orford.

Louisa Burwood (nee Girling), 34, born Farnham, Suffolk.

Mary Louisa Burwood, 3, born Orford.


1911   Church Street, Orford, Suffolk.


Ernest was 15 years old, a Grocer’s Porter – Grocer’s Stores. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 40, a retired Postman & Jobbing Gardener.

Louisa, 45.

Mary, 13.

George Lionel Burwood, 8, born Orford.

Dorothy May Burwood, 6, born Orford.

Beulah Burwood, 3, born Orford.


Soldiers’ Effects to Robert E. Burwood – father.


Ernest is also remembered on the war memorial in the churchyard of St. Bartholomew’s Church, Market Hill, Orford, Suffolk.

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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