Photographs courtesy of Maureen & Yvonne



Born: 3rd January 1896.

Died: 20th July 1916; age 20; KiA. Served 22 months in France.

Residence: 39, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Portman Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 1574

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Date of Entry Therein: November 1914.


Medals Awarded: Military Medal – In May 1916 for his part in rescuing/capturing a German Officer after a raid in the ‘Ipswich Crater’ at Arrequin near Bethune, France.



Memorial Reference:

Pier and Face 1C 2A,                                                                       

Thiepval Memorial,




Relative Notified & Address: Husband of Rose Edith Webb, of 39, Tanner’s Lane, Ipswich.




1901   18, Navarre Street, Ipswich.


Glenlivet was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter John Webb, 45, a Boot Machine Operator; born Ipswich.

Hannah Maria Webb (nee Godbold), 44; born Ipswich.

Eleanor Lizzie Webb, 22, born Ipswich.

Justina Rose Webb, 17, born Ipswich.

Romney Ernest Webb, 15, born Ipswich.

Invicta Stanley Webb, 13, born Ipswich.

Stanley Leopold Webb, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   87, Crown Street, Ipswich.


Glenlivet was 15 years old and a Sugar Boiler Assistant. He was living with his parents & brother.

Walter, 57, a Laundry Stoker.

Hannah, 53.                                                                                               

Invicta, 23, a Motor Driver for a Laundry.


In 1915, Ipswich, Glenlivet Henry Webb married Rose Edith Ablitt, born 1895, Ipswich. They had one son, Leonard Invicta Webb.

Soldiers’ Effects to Rose E. Webb – widow.


Glenlivet & Rose

image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

Glenlivet is also remembered at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich and St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.



4th Battalion Throughout the 19th the heavy shelling continued. Early on the 20th the battalion returned to Shell valley, in preparation for the attack on High Wood.

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