Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 9th May 1915, age 26, KiA at Richebourg L’Avone.

Enlistment Location: Chichester, West Sussex.

Date of Entry Therein: 10th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: L/10153

Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly: Bandsman, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 20 & 21,

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Henry Edward and Agnes Paxman, of 19, Withipoll Street, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.




1891 14, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 2 years old and living with his parents.

Henry Edward Paxman, 29, a Printer, born Ipswich.

Agnes Brinkley Paxman (nee Senton), 28, born Ipswich.


1901   14, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 12 years old and living with his father & twin brothers.

Henry, 38, a Printers Machine Minder.

Lionel Edward Paxman, 5, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

Edward Lionel Paxman, 5, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.


1911   19, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 22 years old and a Musician (Flute) in an Orchestra, own account. He was living with his father, twin brothers, widowed paternal grandmother & aunt.

Henry, 49, a Printing Machine Minder at a printing works.

Lionel, 15, a Type Writer Repairer.

Edward, 15, a Merchant’s Messenger Boy.

Ann Elizabeth Paxman, 80, living on private means.

Eliza Paxman, 57.


On the 1911 census, Harry’s mother was away from home teaching music at a school in Leicester, with Harry’s 2 year old sister.


Probate to Henry Edward Paxman – father, a compositor.


Soldiers’ Effects to Henry E. Paxman – father.


Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.




Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion


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