Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd January 1916; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 10th October 1914.


Rank: Private: Service Number: 3/8044

Regiment: Suffolk regiment, 2nd Battalion.


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


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21,

Ypres (Menin Gate) memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Parsons, of 11, Bishops Hill, Ipswich.




1891   64, Albion Street, Ipswich.


John was 17 months old and living with his parents.

John Parsons, 25, a Fitter – Foundry, born Ipswich.

Florence Emily Parsons (nee Granger), 23, born Ipswich.


1901   38, Kemball Street, Ipswich.


John was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John was 36 years old, a Plough Fitter.

Florence, 34.

Henry George Parsons, 7, born Ipswich.

George William Parsons, 5, born Ipswich.

Florence Emily Parsons, 3, born Ipswich.

Sidney James Parsons, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   131, Bishops Street, Ipswich.


John was 20 years old and Unemployed. he was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 46, a Plough Fitter.

Florence, 45.

Harry, 18, a Moulder.

George, 16, a Moulder.

Florence, 13.

Sidney James parsons, 11, born Ipswich.

Amy Elizabeth Parsons, 9, born Ipswich.

Stanley Parsons, 5, born Ipswich.

John is also remembered on Holy Trinity church Memorial.

Suffolk regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


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