Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 1917; age 26; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Acting Sergeant; Service Number: 8507

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Tincourt New British Cemetery,






1901   117, Princes Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert Burt, 54, a Wire Worker – own account, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann E. Burt (nee Brookes), 49, born Ipswich.

Arthur Henry Burt, 15, an Architect’s Office Lad, born Ipswich.

Alice Burt, 14, born Ipswich.

Lilian Maria Burt, 10, born Ipswich.


1911   117, Princes Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 19 years old, a Stable & Garden Help – for a private employer. He was living with his parents.

Robert, 64, a Wire Worker – own account – workshop at Cardinal Street, Ipswich.

Mary Ann, 59.


In 1917, Steyning, Sussex, Ernest married Gwendoline E.B. Pettitt.

Ernest is also remembered in St. Mary le Elm church memorial Ipswich




Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment





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