Born: 1880, Ipswich.

Death accepted: 22nd March 1918; age 36; KiA.

Residence: 51, Lower Road, St. Luke’s, Middlesex.

Occupation: a Tobacco Worker.

Enlistment Details: Finsbury Barracks; Date: 1st December 1916: Age: 35. Next of Kin: mother – Mrs Mary Ann Flatman, of Westgate Court, Black Horse Lane, Ipswich. Height: 5ft & 4 1/2ins.


Service: Embarked: 20th December 1917. Joined Battalion: 12th February 1918 – Missing – 20th March 1918.


Rank: Private; Service Number: TF/316092

Regiment: Middlesex Regiment, 20th Battalion (Football Battalion).

Formerly 5558, Royal West Kent Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 7.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry & Mary Ann Flatman.




1881   57, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 4 months and living with his parents, siblings & paternal grandmother.

Henry Flatman, 35, a General Labourer, born Pulham Market, Norfolk.

Mary Ann Flatman (nee Jennings), 31, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

George William Flatman, 7, born Ipswich.

Emily Flatman, 6, born Ipswich.

Harriet Flatman, 70, a Charwoman, born Pulham Market, Suffolk.


1891   57, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 10 years old and living with his widowed mother, siblings & paternal grandmother.

Mary Ann, 41, a Charwoman.

George, 17, a Railway Labourer.

Elizabeth Rose Flatman, 8, born Ipswich.



1901   57, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 20 years old, a Cigar Maker. He was living with his mother, siblings, nephew & maternal aunt.

Mary Ann, 51.

George, 27, a Railway Foreman.

Elizabeth, 18.

Jack Belmont Charles Flatman, 5 months, born Ipswich.

Hannah Last, 58, a widow, born Sproughton.


1911 51, Lower Street, St. Luke’s, London.


Harry was 31 years old, a Cigar Maker. He was boarding at the boarding house of 66 year old, widow, Sarah Ann Webb.


Harry”s father, Henry Flatman, died October 1888, Ipswich. His mother, Mary Anne Flatman, died September 1918, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mrs. E.R. Peake – sister, wife of John Peake.


Harry’s sister, Elizabeth Rose Peake received her late brother’s British War & Victory medals at her home – 36, Parade Road, Ipswich.



Middlesex Regiment, 20th Battalion (Football Battalion):








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