MILESON MORPHEY

Mileson is remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary & St. Botolph, Whitton-cum-Thurleston, Suffolk.

Image from 1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

Born: 1882, Akenham, Suffolk.

Died: 12th August 1917: age 35; KiA.

Residence: The Dales, Whitton, Suffolk.

Employed: Messrs. T. Mortimer Ltd., Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: 71811.

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), 53rd Battalion.

Formerly 26601, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

III.AA.11.

Hagle Dump Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Cottage, Witnesham, Suffolk.

 

Mileson was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Hunard Morphey, 55, an Agricultural Labourer, born Westerfield, Suffolk.

Ada Morphey (nee Saddler), 50, born Witnesham.

George Morphey, 29, an Agricultural Labourer, born Witnesham.

Amos Morphey, 19, born Westerfield.

Henrietta Morphey, 14, born Whitton cum Thurleston, Suffolk.

Margaret Morphey, 12, born Whitton cum Thurleston.

 

1901   Clay Cottages, Akenham, Suffolk.

 

Mileson was 18 years old, a Labourer on a Farm. He was living with his parents.

George, 66, an Agricultural Labourer.

Ada, 60.

 

1911   12, The Dales, Henley Road, Ipswich.

 

Mileson was 28 years old, a Maltster’s Labourer – Brewer. He was living with his widowed mother, brother & niece.

Ada, 70.

Alfred Morphey, 47, a Farm Labourer, born Westerfield.

Rosebel Morphey, 12, born Homerton, London.

 

Mileson’s father, George Hunard Morphey died 1909, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Ada Morphey – mother.

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