JOHN HENRY HOWELL

 

Born: 1876, Fore Street, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd August 1915; age 39; KiA.

Residence: 48, Alan Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 10th October 1914.

 

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 3/9212

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, ‘B’ Coy, 2nd Battalion.

 

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

 

Grave Reference:

I.B.28.

Woods Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late John William & Charlotte Howell, of Ipswich; husband of Agnes Emma Howell, of 48, Alan Road, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ROBERT ALFRED HOWELL and ERNEST EDWARD HOWELL.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   Reeves Court, Ipswich.

 

John was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John William Howell, 30, a General Labourer, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Charlotte Howell (nee Wright), 29, a Needlewomean, born Lakenham, Norfolk.

Charlotte Elizabeth Howell, 3, born Norwich.

Walter George Howell, 6 months old, born Norwich.

1 visitor.

 

1891   Lower Street, Ipswich.

 

John was 15 years old and living with his parents, siblings, maternal aunt & cousin.

John, 41, a Bricklayer.

Charlotte, 39.

Charlotte, 13, a Day Girl.

Walter, 10.

Frederick Thomas Howell, 6,born Ipswich.

Susan Howell, 4, born Ipswich.

Ernest Edward Howell, 2, born Ipswich.

Susan Wright, 33, a Tailoress, born Norwich.

Hannah Wright, 3.

 

1901   Asylum Yard, Ipswich.

 

John was 25 years old, an Iron Moulder. He was married and Head of the Household.

Agnes, 24.

Percy, 1.

 

1911   48, Alan Road, Ipswich.

 

John was 35 years old, an Iron Moulder – Iron Foundry. He was married and Head of Household.

Agnes, 34.

Percy, 11.

John, 7.

 

In 1897, Ipswich, John married Agnes Emma Coleman, born January 1877, Ipswich.

They had 2 children:

Percy Walter Howell, born November 1899, Ipswich.

John Henry Howell, born June 1903, Ipswich.

 

John’s parents both died in 1913, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Agnes E. Howell – widow.

 

John is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies, and the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.

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