Born: 1892, Newmarket, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 18th September 1917; age 25; Died of Wounds.

Occupation: Under Steward in Canteen.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 26755

Regiment: Hampshire Regiment, 14th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Reninghelst New Military Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Jane Ford, of 76, Lacey Street, Ipswich.




1901   13, Salisbury Terrace, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.


Howard was 8 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

James Ford, 37, Living on own means, born Little Whelnetham, Suffolk.

Jane Ford, 39, born Portmore Common, Hampshire.

Ada Ford, 10, Portmore Common.

Daisy Ford, 2, born Kirkley, Suffolk.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ada Collings sister and wife of Arthur Collings & Daisy Ford – sisters.


Howard is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.


Hampshire Regiment, 14th Battalion:








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