Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 20th May 1915; age 27; Died of Wounds.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 6th October 1914.

Rank: Drummer; Service Number: 9063

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Bethune Town Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. W.J. & Mrs A. Bloomfield, of 43, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.




1891   4, Chevallier Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

William John Bloomfield, 25, a Bricklayer, born Occold, Suffolk.

Alice Bloomfield (nee Fenn), 24, born Ipswich.

Stanley John Bloomfield, 11 months, born Ipswich.


1901   4, Chevallier Street, Ipswich.


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

William, 36, a Bricklayer.

Alice, 34.

Stanley, 10.

Horace Edward Bloomfield, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   Bermunda & Jamaica.


Harry was 23 years old, a Soldier ranked Drummer, in the 2nd Battalion for the Bedfordshire Regiment.


Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion:http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/bedfordshire-regiment/




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