Born: 1890, St. Mary at the Quay, Ipswich.

Died: 13th April 1915; age 25; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 7427

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914-1915 Star.


Grave Reference;


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mary Eliza Dawson (formerly Chamberlain), of 7, St. Clement’s, Church Lane, Ipswich & the late Henry Walter Chamberlain.




1891   21, Lower Orwell, Ipswich.


George was 6 months old and living with his mother at the home of his maternal grandmother, aunt & uncles.

Esther Chamberlain (nee Cattermole), 48, a Machinist- Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Agnes Chamberlain, 25, a Machinist – Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Walter James Chamberlain, 16, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

Arthur John Chamberlain, 13, an Errand boy, born Ipswich.

Edgar Baker Chamberlain, 6, born Ipswich.

Mary Eliza Chamberlain, 24, a Machinist – Tailoress, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1901   5, Church Lane, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.


George was 10 years old and living with his widowed mother, brother & step siblings.

Mary Smith, 30, a Laundress – at home.

Walter John Chamberlain, 6, born Ipswich.

Thomas Charles Smith, 4, born Ipswich.

Florence Smith, 2, born Ipswich.

3 boarders

1 visitor.


1911 Egypt


George was 20 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Eliza Dawson – mother.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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