Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.
Born: 1894, St. John’s, Ipswich.
Died: 25th July 1920; age 26.
Employed: Messrs. Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies – Plough Works.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 200447.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion.
Formerly 2087, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Military Medal – for gallant conduct in the field – whilst attached to a Trench Mortar Battery.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs E. S. Welham of 8, Dover Road, Ipswich.
1901 59, Kemball Street, Ipswich.
Henry was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Benjamin William Welham, 29, a Hotel Ostler, born Blakenham, Suffolk.
Elizabeth Sarah Welham (nee Broom), 29, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Katie Elizabeth Welham, 5, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
Reginald William Welham, 11 months, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
1911 79, Kemball Street, Ipswich.
Henry was 16 years old, a Plough Fitter – Plough Manufacturer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Benjamin, 39, a Packer – Iron Foundry.
Benjamin George Welham, 8, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
John Ernest G. Welham, 6, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
Sidney James T. Welham, 3, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
Frank A. Welham, 7 months, born St. John’s, Ipswich.
Henry is also remembered on St. Clement’s Congregational Church WW1 Memorial
Suffolk Regiment, 3rd Battalion