George is remembered on the war memorial at Springfield School, Ipswich.


Born: 1890, Bramford Road, All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Died: 1st/2nd August 1916; age: 26; KiA from shell fire.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.


George left Carlow, Ireland on the 15th August 1914 for the Front.


Rank: 2nd Corporal; Service Number: 24513.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 5th Signal Coy.

Formerly 8915, Cheshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Danzig Alley British Cemetery,





Relatives Notified & Address: Third son of John and Alice Emma Laws, of Railway Cottages, Sproughton Road, Ipswich.




1891   3, Rose Cottage, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


George was a year old and living with his parents & brothers.

John Laws, 30, an Agricultural Labourer, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Alice Emma Laws (nee Laflin), 28, born Ringshall, Suffolk.

Harry Archibald Laws, 4, born Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Malcolm Willie Laws, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   Boss Hall Cottage, Sproughton, Suffolk.


George was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John, 40, a Farm Bailiff.

Alice, 38.

Harry, 14.


Constance Evelyn Laws, 9, born Ipswich.

Robert Stanley Laws, 7, born Bramford Road, Ipswich.

Cecil Edward Laws, 1, born Boss Hall Farm, Ipswich.


George attended Springfield School.


Soldiers’ Effects to John Laws – father.


George and Robert are also remembered on the war memorial at All Saint’s Church, Sproughton, Suffolk, and on their paternal grandparents & parents headstones at All Saint’s Churchyard, Sproughton.

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