Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph


Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 24th March 1918.

Date of Entry Therein: 18th February 1918 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: GS/75271

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, City of London Regiment, 17th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Delsaux Farm Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





67, St. Margaret’s Street, Ipswich.

Joseph was 2 years old and living with his parents, maternal grandfather & cousin.

They were all boarders at the home of 75 year old, widow, Samuel Redgrave, a retired Market Gardener.

Henry Bilner, 25, a General Labourer, born Gosbeck, Suffolk.Flora Bilner (nee Grimwood), 24, born Coddenham, Suffolk.

Walter Grimwood, 60, a Thatcher, born Coddenham.

Rhoda Fuller, 10, born Ipswich.

2 other boarders.


25, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich. Joseph was 13 years old and living with his parents, sisters, maternal grandmother & cousin.

Harry, 37, a Quay Labourer – Corn & Coal.

Flora, 38.

Minnie Elsie Bilner, 10, born Ipswich.

Grace Bilner, 4, born Ipswich.

Rhoda Grimwood, 64, born Needham Market, Suffolk.

Agnes Fuller, 17, born Norwich, Norfolk.

1 lodger.


ROYAL FUSILIERS2/17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar & Stepney Rifles):

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