Laid to rest at the Field of Honour

Born: 1896, Lambeth, London.

Died: 11th February 1916; age: 20; of Sarcoma of leg and secondary Sarcoma of lung, at the East Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich. His father Joseph Weeks was at his bedside.

Residence: 29, Baking Place, Peckham, London S.E. Formerly of Victoria Place, Peckham.

Occupation: Printer’s Assistant.

Enlistment: Bermondsey.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th March 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1746.

Regiment: London Regiment, 22nd Battalion (The Queens).


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1901   4, White Hand Alley, Southwark, London.


Guy was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Joseph Henry Weeks, 36, an Operating Printer’s Assistant, born Vauxhall, London.

Alice Louisa Weeks (nee Sheen), 27, born Vauxhall.

Louisa Alice Weeks, 8, born Vauxhall.

Annie Elizabeth Weeks, 4, born Southwark, London.

Joseph Henry Weeks, 2, born Southwark.


1911   3, Malling Place, Comus Place, Old Kent Road, London.


Guy was 16 years old, a Printer’s Labourer – Machine Department. He was living with his widowed father.

Joseph, 46, an Operating Printer’s Assistant.

3 visitors.


Guy’s mother, Alice Louisa Weeks, died 1901, Southwark, London.


Soldiers’ Effects to Joseph H. Weeks – father.

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