Ernest is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 20th May 1898, Ipswich.
Died: 6th May 1919; age: 20.
Occupation: a Turner.
Royal Naval Air Service. Ernest record his year of birth as 1897, making him 1 year older.
Enlistment: 2nd October 1916; age: 19. Height: 5ft 4ins, fresh complexion, red hair & brown eyes. Scar on right elbow.
H.M.S. President II; Air Mechanic 2nd Class – 2nd October – 8th October 1916
H.M.S. President II Roehampton; Air Mechanic 2nd Class – 9th October 1916 – 13th November 1916
H.M.S. President II Cranwall; Air Mechanic 2nd Class – 14th November 1916 – 18th October 1917
H.M.S. President II Dunkirk; Air Mechanic 2nd Class – 19th October 1917 – 31st January 1918
H.M.S. Daedalus (Dunkirk); Air Mechanic 2nd Class – 1st February 1918 – 31st March 1918 – engaged to Royal Air Force. Character – good.
Rank: Aircraftman 1st Class; Service Number: 221485.
Regiment: Royal Air Force, 8th Squadron.
XIV. A. 36.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Ernest & Eliza Tricker, of Ipswich.
1901 84, Myrtle Road, Ipswich.
Ernest was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Ernest Edward Tricker, a Blacksmith – Plough Works, born Ipswich.
Florence Eliza Tricker (nee Smith), 26, born Kenton, Suffolk.
Frank William Tricker, 2 months, born Ipswich.
1911 53, Queen’s Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex.
Ernest was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Ernest, 35, a Farrier.
Henry Arthur Tricker, 5, born Stepney, London.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Tricker, 2, born Stepney.