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Born: 8th October 1886, Bramford, Suffolk.

Died: 2nd December 1917; age 31; KiA.

 Residence: Ipswich.

 Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: S/32427

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Rose & Charles, of 6, Calcutta Villas, Croft Street, Ipswich. Husband of Emily Scrutton, of 193, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.






1891   34, Bulwer Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 4 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Charles Scrutton, 32, a Paper Maker, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Rose Scrutton (nee Garnham), 32, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Rosie May Scrutton, 10, born Bramford.

Edith Lily Scrutton, 8, born Bramford.

Hilda Daisy Scrutton, 6, born Bramford.

Eva Alice Scrutton, 2, born Bramford.


1901   2, Little Croft Street, Ipswich.


Henry was 14 years old, an Apprentice Engineer’s Fitter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 42, a Papermaking Machinist.

Rose, 43.

May, 20, a Printer.

Lily, 18, a Bookbinder.

Daisy, 17, a Pupil Teacher.

Eva, 12.

Alfred Edward Scrutton, 9, born Ipswich.

Percy William Scrutton, 7, born Ipswich.

Elsie Margery Scrutton, 5, born Ipswich.

Russell Roland Scrutton, 5 months, Born Ipswich.


1911   63, Levington Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 24 years old, a Foreman Packer – Bakers & Confectioners Requirements. He was married and Head of the Household.

Emily, 24.


In 1910, Ipswich, Henry married Emily, born April 1886, Ipswich.

Henry is also remembered on St Mary at Stoke Church Ipswich, War Memorial.


 Harry’s sister, Eva served as a nurse during the war. She tragically died in 1920, of Influenza.

Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion

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