KENNETH WILLIAM GEORGE BALDWIN

Born: 3rd March 1907. Ipswich.

Died: 11th August 1944; age: 37; KiA at Tilly la Campagne.

Residence: 57, Brookfield Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: an Insurance Agent.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 7923075

Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry.

 

Original grave site at Tilly la Campagne. The body was exhumed, identified, and re-buried at Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery, 10th September 1945.

 

Grave Reference:

III.A.26.

Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery,

Calvados,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of David William & Mary Louise Baldwin, of Ipswich; husband of Gladys Elizabeth Baldwin, of Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1911   35, Finchley Road, Ipswich.

 

Kenneth was 4 years old and living with his parents and mother’s cousin.

David William Baldwin, 33, a Shop Assistant – Grocery, born Barningham, Norfolk.

Mary Louisa Baldwin (nee Chaplin), 29, born Tibenham, Norfolk.

Mildred Ellen Chaplin, 28, a Dressmaker, born Tivetshall, Norfolk.

 

Kenneth’s mother, Mary Louisa Baldwin, died February 1944, at General Borough Hospital, Ipswich, of 269, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

 

In 1937, Ipswich, Kenneth married Gladys Elizabeth Webb, born November 1909, Ipswich – daughter of Frederick William Webb, a horse feeder for the Borough Council and Flora Webb (nee Hammond).

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939

Kenneth was an Insurance Agent he was living with Gladys at their family home – 57, Brookfield Road, Ipswich. Staying at their home was Brian S.L. Monk, born 1931 and 1 other.

 

Probate to Gladys Elizabeth Baldwin – widow.

 

Kenneth is also commemorated on the British Normandy Memorial, virtually opened by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, on the 6th June 2021.

 

 Royal Armoured Corps, 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry

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