Born: 1892, All Saint’s, Ipswich.
Died: 11th November 1915; age 23; KiA.
Residence: York Road, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 27th July 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 4720
Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & the 1915 Star.
Body exhumed from La Basse Ville German Cemetery, Warneton, identified by a cross on German grave No. 91 and the clothing, and then reburied.
Becordel – Becourt,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Robert Coleman, of 34, York Road, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.
1901 65, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 8 years old and living with his parents, siblings & nephew.
Robert Coleman, 50, a Traction Engine Driver, born Offton, Suffolk.
Sophia Ellen Coleman (nee Betts), 47, a Laundress, born Somersham, Suffolk.
Robert Frank Coleman, 15, a Sack Factory, born Bramford, Suffolk.
Henry Coleman, 13, born Bramford.
Arthur Coleman, 10, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.
Laura Jane Coleman, 4, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.
Sarah Smith (nee Coleman), 25, a Laundress, born Somersham.
George Smith, 1, born Ipswich.
1911 127, Wallace Road, Ipswich.
Percy was 19 years old, a Baker – Bakery. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Robert, 55, a Traction Engine Driver – Brickmaker.
Henry, 22, a Brickmaker’s Labourer.
Arthur, 21, a Brickmaker’s Labourer.
Percy’s mother Sophia, Ellen Coleman died 1918, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Robert Coleman – father.