Born: 1899, Ipswich.
Died: 21st August 1918; age 19 – reported missing whilst flying East of Peronne.
Rank: Second Lieutenant.
Regiment: Royal Air Force, 107th Squadron.
Pas de Calais,
1901 3, Westgate Street, Ipswich.
Herbert was a year old and living with his parents, siblings & paternal uncle.
Thomas Curtis, 32, a Fish Mercahnt – employer – at home, born Ipswich.
Jane Curtis (nee Smith), 26, born Coddenham, Suffolk.
Thomas Sidney Harold Curtis, 4, born Ipswich.
Agnes Maud Curtis, 3, born Ipswich.
Civys Irene Victoria Curtis, 5 months, born Ipswich.
Charles Henry B. Curtis, 21, a Manager of Fish Shop, born Ipswich.
1 general servant
1911 41, Fonnereau Road, Ipswich.
Herbert was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings + cousin.
Thomas, 42, a Fish Merchant Trader – employer.
Edward John Rhodes Curtis, 8, born Ipswich.
Elizabeth Audrey Jane Curtis, 2, born Ipswich.
Frederick William Cook, 14, an Office Boy, born Ipswich.
1 general servant.
Soldiers’ Effects to Thomas Curtis Esq. – father.
Herbert is also remembered on the headstone of his parents & aunt at Ipswich Cemetery, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.