Born: 1883, Southampton, Hampshire.
Died: 22nd August 1918; Age 35; KiA during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 12123
Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. transferred from 7th Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
1891 3-6, Wellington Court, Hastings, Sussex.
Vincent was 8 years old and living with his mother & siblings.
Rebecca Orsi (nee Titte), 51, a Lodging House Keeper, born Reading, Berkshire.
Marra Emily Orsi, 26, a dressmaker, born Southampton, Hampshire.
Angelo Carlo Orsi, 20, Lodging House Manager, born Southampton.
Carlotta Orsi, 16, a General Servant, born Brighton, Sussex.
Remalinda Orsi, 14, born Southampton.
1911 ‘Horse Shoes’, 1 & 2, Noble’s Court Lane, Currier’s Lane, Ipswich.
Vincent was 27 years old, a Lodging Housekeeper – own account. He was married & Head of the Household.
Vincent’s father was Angelo Giuseppe Orsi, born 1833, Italy. He was a Lodging House Proprietor. On the 12th February 1874, Southampton, Hampshire, Giuseppe took the Oath of Allegiance – as native of Italy – he was married, a Coal Dealer and had 3 children – Marra Emily Orsi, 9, Angelo Carlo Orsi, 7 & Carlotta Orsi, 4 months.
On the 24th July 1907, from Southampton port, Vincent travelled on the S.S. ‘Majestic’ his destination was New York, New York. He was Italian, 24 years old and a Barman, living in Hastings. Next of Kin was his sister – ‘The Beehive’, Hastings, Sussex.
In 1909, Hastings, Sussex, Vincent married Janette Ellen Reed.
They had 4 children:
Evelyn Irene Orsi, born October 1909, Ipswich.
Frank Orsi, born December 1910, Ipswich.
Phyllis Orsi, born January 1912, Ipswich.
Vincent Donald Orsi, born 1916, Ipswich – died 1919, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Jenny E. Orsi – widow.
Vincent is also remembered on St. Mary le Elms church Memorial.