LEONARD WALTER ERNEST BALDRY

Leonard is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 26th September 1917; age: 21; KiA.

Occupation: a Postman – Post Office.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 241772.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly 5320, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 162a.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   55, Purplett Street, Ipswich.

 

Leonard was 4 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Walter Othniel Baldry, 29, an Iron Foundry Labourer, born Kensington, London.

Rachel Ellen Burrows Baldry (nee Ransby), 28, born Ipswich.

Gladys Adelaide Baldry, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   55, Canterbury Road, Colchester, Essex.

 

Leonard was 14 years old, a Telegraph Messenger. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 39, an Insurance Agent.

Rachel, 38.

Gladys, 11.

Cecil Frederick Baldry, 9, born Ipswich.

Harold Evan Baldry, 5, born Ipswich.

Ruby Lilian Baldry, 3, born Colchester.

 

Leonard was appointed a Postman at Felixstowe, Suffolk – July 1915.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Rachel E. Baldry – mother.

 

Leonard is remembered on the war memorial at Leiston cum Sizewell, Suffolk.

 Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

SUFFOLK REGIMENT MUSEUM

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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