Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1897, Liverpool, Lancashire.

Baptised: 10th November 1897, Holy Trinity, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire. Parents Henry William & Elizabeth Bone, of 34, Alfred Street, Wavertree. Henry was a Railway Policeman.

Died on or since death presumed: 20th November 1917; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: G/18758

Regiment: Buffs (East Kent Regiment).


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 3

Cambrai Memorial,






1901   5 No 10 yd Row 17, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.


Henry was 3 years old and  with his mother, Elizabeth Bone (nee Smith), 34; born Bermondsey, London and his brother are visitors to William & Alice Allen & their family.


1911   111, George Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.


Henry was 13 years old, and was at school and a Grocer’s Errand Boy. He was living with his mother Elizabeth, 39 a widow.

2 boarders.


Henry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.


Buffs (East Kent Regiment): http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/buffs-east-kent-regiment/





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