Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph



Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd October 1917; age 20; Died of Wounds – Gun Shot Wound to the Back and Peritonitis, at the National Hospital, Queen Square, Holborn, London.

Informant: C.A.M. Spackmen – Lady Superintendent.

Residence: 63, Stoke Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 33370

Regiment: Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandria, Princes Of Wales’s own), 6th Battalion.

Formerly 4379, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James Anthony Farman & M. Farman, of 63, Stoke Street, Ipswich.




1901   Stoke Street, Ipswich.


John was 4 years old and living with his parents & sister.

James Anthony Farman, 31, Serving in the Militia, born Ipswich.

Agnes Margaret Farman (nee Bristo), 28, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Ellen Farman, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   63, Stoke Street, Ipswich.


John was 14 years old, a House Painter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 41, a House Painter.

Agnes, 36.

Beatrice, 11.

William James Farman, 9, born Ipswich.

Ambrose Cornelius Farman, 5, born Ipswich.

Frank Albert Farman, 2, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Margaret & John Farman – parents.


Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandria, Princes Of Wales’s own), 6th Battalion:


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