Born: 1881, Walberswick, Suffolk.

Died on or since death presumed: 18th August 1916; Age 35, KiA.

Residence: 35, Tyler Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: Cranfield’s Flour Mill, Ipswich.

Enlistment Place: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 201014

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly Corporal, 3477, Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A,

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Jane Elizabeth Ramsey (formerly Burrows) of 35, Tyler Street, Ipswich, Suffolk.




1891   Near, The River Blyth, Walberswick, Suffolk.

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

John Burrows, 32, a Labourer, born Wenhaston, Suffolk.

Rose Burrows (nee Finch), 37, born Bramfield, Suffolk.

Henry Burrows, 13, a Labourer, born Wenhaston.

Lilly Burrows, 3, born Walberswick.


1901   56, New Cut West, Ipswich.

Ernest was 20 years old, a Labourer. He was boarding with 28 year old, Daniel Bugg, a Maltster’s Labourer and his family.


1911   35, Tyler Street, Stoke, Ipswich.

Ernest was 29 years old, a Labourer – Flour Mill. He was married and Head of the Household.

Jane, 28.

Reginald, 6.


In 1904, Newbourne, Suffolk, Ernest married Jane Elizabeth Wicks, born August 1882, Newbourne, Suffolk.They had 1 son: Reginald Ernest Burrows, born March 1905, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Jane E. Ramsey – widow.


Ernest is also remembered on the war memorial at DanceEast, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich. Formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill, Ipswich.

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Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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