Henry is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.



Born: 1878, Ipswich.

Died: 5th December 1917; age: 38; KiA.

Residence: Clapham.

Enlistment Location: Clapham.



Cambridgeshire Regiment – 3rd October 1917 – 8th October 1917.

The Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment – 9th October 1917 – 5th December 1917.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 81179.

Regiment: The Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 22nd Battalion.

Formerly Private, 327077, Cambridgeshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. James Salmon Mash, of 14, Alpe Street, Ipswich; husband of Florence Isabel Mash, of “Belle Vue,” Ellis Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.






1881   45, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 2 years old and living with his parents, sisters & widowed, maternal grandmother and uncle.

James Salmon Mash, 27, a Carpet Salesman, born Tendering, Essex.

Martha Sindell Mash (nee Wilkinson), 28, born Littleport, Cambridgeshire.

Grace Mary Mash, 3, born Ipswich.

Ethel Louisa Mash, under 1 month, born Ipswich.

Esther Wilkinson (nee Taylor), 62, born Littleport.

Isaac Taylor, 60, a Carpenter – Builder, born Littleport.


1891   36, Palmerston Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 12 years old and living with his parents, siblings, a grandmother.

James, 37, a Carpet Salesman.

Martha, 38.

Grace, 13.

Ethel, 10 – died 1901, Ipswich.

Frank Wilkinson Mash, 8, born Ipswich.

Kathleen Martha Mash, 5, born Ipswich.

Hilda Alice Mash, 2, born Ipswich – died 1914, Ipswich.

Esther Wilkinson, 75, Living on own Means – died 1893, Ipswich.


1901   6, 7, & 8, Charterhouse Square, Glasshouse Yard, London.


Harry was 22 years old, a Draper’s Clerk. He was boarder.


Harry’s mother, Martha Sindell Mash died 1900, Ipswich.


In 1901, Ipswich, Frank’s father, James married Daisy Eliza Southam Harris, born 1875, Curry Rivel, Somerset. They had 4 children.


On the 8th April 1917, at St. Botolph’s without Bishopsgate Church, City of London, 38 year old, Harry, a Soldier, married 32 year old, Florence Isabel Dungate, a Gentleman’s Hat Trimmer. Born June 1884, London. Both of 95, Houndsditch, Bishopsgate.


Soldiers’ Effects to Florence I. Mash – widow.

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