Born:1899, Ipswich.

Died: 21st March 1918; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 235465

Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 242309, Cambridgeshire Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 23 & 24.

Pozieres memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Ruth Weavers, of 87, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.




1901   Bloomfield Street, Ipswich.


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

John Weavers, 32, a General Shop Dealer, born Ipswich.

Ruth Caroline Esther Weavers (nee Wright), born Bradfield St. George, Suffolk.

Albert John Weavers, 9, born Ipswich.

Frank Weavers, 7, born Ipswich.

Elsie Caroline weavers, 4, born Ipswich.

Hilda May Weavers, 3, born Ipswich.

Alice Lilian Weavers, 6 months, born Ipswich.


1911   Oak Cottage, Crabbe Street, Ipswich.


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

John, 42, a Market Gardener – own account.

Ruth, 43.

Albert, 19, Mill Hand Labourer.

Frank, 17, a Circular Saw Labourer.

Elsie, 14, a General Domestic Servant.

Hilda, 13, Mother’s Help.

John Henry Weavers, 8, born Ipswich.

William Edward Weavers, 6, born Ipswich.

Walter Herbert Weavers, 3, born Ipswich.

Edith Muriel Weavers, 2, born Ipswich.

Ida F. Weavers, 4 months, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to John Weavers – father.


Lincolnshire Regiment, 1st Battalion

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  • I am Leonard Walter Weavers, Australian, grandson of Frank Weavers who was the brother of Leonard Walter Weavers of Ipswich.


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