Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph



Born: 1871, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Died: 11th September 1915; age 44; Died of Sickness – Nephritis.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9080

Regiment: Leicestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion, ‘E’ Coy.


Grave Reference:


Hull Western Cemetery,



Relatives Notified : Samuel & Amelia Crisp.




1881   45, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


George was 9 years old and living with his father, sister, step mother, step sisters & step Grandfather.

Samuel Crisp, 37, a Foundry Labourer, born Ipswich.

Frances Crisp (nee Finch), a Charwoman, born Ipswich.

Eliza Caroline Crisp, 10, born Ipswich.

Frances Crisp, 6, born Ipswich.

Georgina Crisp, 4, born Ipswich.

John Duble, 62, a widower, a General Labourer, born Holbrook, Suffolk.


1891   37, John Street, Ipswich.


George was 20 years old, a Stoker – Iron Works. He was married & Head of the Household.

Jessie, 23.

Frederick, 10 months.


In 1889, Ipswich, George married Jessie Saul, born 1867, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

Frederick Arthur Charles Crisp, born 1890, Ipswich.


Frederick was recorded living with his maternal aunt Eliza Caroline Wiles on the census and was recorded as his next of kin during the war.


George’s mother was Amelia Crisp (nee Last), born 1848, Ipswich.


George’s next of kin at the time if his death in 1915 – father – Samuel Crisp. In 1919 – sister Mrs Eliza Caroline Wiles.


Leicestershire Regiment, 3rd Battalion:

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