Herbert is remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life.


Born: 14th May 1879, Gosbeck, Suffolk.

Died: 2nd November 1914; age 35; KiA at Messines.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 5th October 1898.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th August 1914.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 7001.

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 5218, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Harry Pallant, of Ipswich; husband of Helen Pallant, of 38, Newton Street, Ipswich.





1881   Ashbocking, Suffolk.


Herbert was a year old and living with his parents, sister and widowed maternal grandfather.

Henry Pallant, 27, a Farm Labourer, born Debenham, Suffolk.

Hannah Pallant (nee Finbow), 23, born Gosbeck.

Eliza Pallant, 11 weeks, born Ashbocking.

John Finbow, 69, born Gosbeck.


1891   68, Handford Road, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


Herbert was 11 years old and living with his father, siblings & step mother.

Henry, 37, a General Labourer.

(Elizabeth) Lucy Pallant (nee Wilby), 28, born Debenham.

Eliza, 10.

Benjamin Pallant, 9, born Ashbocking.


1911   48, Alexandra Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 31 years old, an Assistant Storekeeper – Agricultural Machine Foundry. He was married and Head of the Household.

Helen, 27.

Herbert, 3 years & 8 months.


Herbert’s mother, Hannah Pallant died 1882, Ashbocking, Suffolk.


On the 3rd June 1906, at Ipswich, Herbert married Helen Cunningham, born 1883, Diss, Norfolk. They had 1 son.

Herbert Pallant, born August 1907, Ipswich.


Solders’ Effects to Helen Pallant – widow.

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