Born: January 1895, Orford, Suffolk.

Died: 17th April 1918; age: 23; died of Phthisis and Exhustion, at 27, Wellington Street, Ipswich.

Present at the death – Hannah Sinclair, of Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

Residence: 27, Wellington Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Carter – Foundry.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 5th November 1914; Age: 19 years & 11 months; Occupation: Farm Hand; Religion: CofE. Height: 5ft 6ins, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.

Discharged – 2nd January 1915 –  medically unfit for service – flat fit – served 59 days.


Enlistment Details: Location: Bury St. Edmunds; Date: 13th March 1916; Age: 21 years & 2 months; Next of Kin: Mother – Hannah Harvey’ of 27, Wellington Street, Ipswich. Unsuitable for R.E.


Service: Home – 13th March 1916 – 1st May 1917. Served 1 year & 50 days.


Discharged: Date: 1st May 1917; age: 22; No longer fit for war service – Tubercle of the Lungs 100% disablement. Medical Board Report: 10th April 1917 – 3 years ago. Not the result of but aggravated by ordinary military service. Character: Very Good.


S.D.U. number 3313.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/74741.

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment, 29th Battalion.

Formerly: 15929; Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Grave Reference:

Section M.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1901   Quay Street, Orford, Suffolk.


Harry was 6 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Charles Harvey, 43, a Butcher – own account – at home, born Baylham, Suffolk.

Hannah Harvey (nee Mann), 42, born Charsfield, Suffolk.

Rose Harvey, 3, born Orford.

baby daughter, under 1 month, born Orford.


1911   Mill House, Orford, Suffolk.


Harry was 16 years old, a Farm Labourer – at home. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 54, a Farmer – employer – at home.

Hannah, 52.

Rose, 13.

Charles William Harvey, 10, born Orford.

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