Born: 1878, Ipswich.

Died: 11.30pm, 23rd November 1916; age: 38; Died – Nephritis – at Military Hospital, Ripon, North Yorkshire.

Residence: 14, Bank Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 31st October 1915; Age: 36 years & 11 months; Occupation: General Labourer. Signed up for the Duration of the War. Next of Kin: Father – Isaac Maskell, of 14, Bank Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 5ins.


Admitted to Military Hospital, Ripon – 2nd September 1916 – 23rd November 1916 – 82 days.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 72817.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, ‘T’ Coy (Ripon).


Grave Reference:

  1. 1070

Ripon Cemetery,


North Yorkshire.




1881   St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.


Leonard was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac Maskell, 45, a Boot Maker, born Frating, Essex.

Caroline Maskell (nee Day), 42, born Ipswich.

Herbert Frederick Maskell, 13, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Walter Edwin Maskell, 11, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Frank Arthur Maskell, 9, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Alfred John Maskell, 6, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Laura Ada Elizabeth Maskell, 4, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


1891   3, Little Colman Street, Ipswich.


Leonard was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac, 55, a Boot Maker – own account.

Caroline, 52.

Walter, 21, a Boot Machinist.

Frank, 19, a Boot Maker.

Laura, 14, a Dress

maker’s Apprentice.


1901   35, Southchurch Road, Prittlewell, Essex.


Leonard was 22 years old, a Barman. He was 1 of 6 servants for 39 year old, widower William H. Curtis. A Licensed Victualler – employer.


1911   14, Bank Road, Ipswich.


Leonard was 31 years old, a Hotel Barman. He was living with his father & brother.

Isaac, 75, a Boot Maker.

Walter, 40, a Wood Fitter.


In 1911, Leonard’s mother, Caroline, 71, was a patient at the Borough Lunatic Asylum, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Isaac Maskell – father.

Leonard is remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial.

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