Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 6th March 1915; KiA.

Employed: at Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2147

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Le Touret Military Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1901   26, Nottidge Road, Ipswich.


George was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

David Hazelton, 38, a Carpenter, born Hasketon, Suffolk.

Ellen Hazelton (nee Brooks), 41, born Forncett St. Mary, Norfolk.

Phoebe Hazelton, 16, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.

Edward Arthur Hazelton, 15, a Carpenter’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

William David Hazelton, 13, an Office Boy, born Ipswich.

Herbert Henry Hazelton, 11, born Ipswich.

Maude Emma Hazelton, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   26, Nottidge Road, Ipswich.


George was 19 years old, a Blacksmith. He was living with his parents & siblings.

David, 48, a Carpenter.

Ellen, 52.

Edward, 25, a Carpenter.

William, 23, a Clerk.

Herbert, 21, a Railway Plate Layer.

Maude, 11.


Soldiers’ Effects to David Hazelton – father.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich, and on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works memorial. Now sited at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk.


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