Photograph courtesy of Chris


Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd May 1917; age 32; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk; date: 28th June 1916.


Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 1967

Regiment: Household Cavalry & Calvary of the Line, Household Battalion.

Formerly 3137, Norfolk Yeomanry.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Roeux British Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry William & Margaret Pryke; husband of Albertina Johanna Pryke, of 85, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.




1891   20, Parade Terrace, Ipswich.


George was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings at the home of his widowed paternal grandfather.

George Pryke, 74, retired Cabinet Maker, born Gislingham, Suffolk.

Henry William Pryke, 31, a Town Bag Collector – Post Office, born Stradbroke, Suffolk.

Margaret Pryke (nee Pryke), 30, born Combs, Suffolk.

Jemina Alice Pryke, 6, born Ipswich.

Edward Henry Pryke, 3, born Ipswich.

1901   20, Parade Road, Ipswich.


George was 15 years old, a Commercial Clerk. He was living with his parents & siblings at the home of his paternal grandfather.

George, 84, a retired Cabinet Maker.

Henry, 41, a General Post Office Letter Carrier.

Margaret, 40.

Jemina, 16.

Edward, 13.

Elizabeth Mary Pryke, 9, born Ipswich.

Mabel Althea Pryke, 7, born Ipswich.

Arthur Harry Pryke, 3, born Ipswich.


George’s grandfather, George Pryke died October 1905, Ipswich.


On the 26th April 1914, Ipswich, George married Albertina Johanna Cnoops, born July 1885, The Hague, Holland, daughter of Jacobus Cnoops & Hendrika Johanna Petronella Cnoops (nee Dors), of 85, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Albertina J. Pryke – widow.


George is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.


Household Cavalry & Calvary of the Line, Household Battalion


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