Photo courtesy of  Tean.  


image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.


Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 28th April 1917; age 23; KiA.

Residence: 6, Calcutta Villas, Croft Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 24104

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Brown’s Copse Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles & Rose Scrutton.






1901   2, Little Croft Street, Ipswich.


Percy was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Scrutton, 42, a Papermaking Machinist, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Rose Scrutton (nee Garnham), 43, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Rosie May Scrutton, 20, a Printer, born Bramford.

Edith Lily Scrutton, 18, a Bookbinder, born Bramford.

Hilda Daisy Scrutton, 17, a Pupil Teacher, born Bramford.

Henry Charles Scrutton, 14, an Apprentice Engineer’s Fitter, born Bramford.

Eva Alice Scrutton, 12, born Bramford.

Alfred Edward Scrutton, 9, born Ipswich.

Elsie Margery Scrutton, 5, born Ipswich.

Russell Roland Scrutton, 5 months, born Ipswich.


1911   6, Calcutta Villas, Croft Street, Ipswich.


Percy was 17 years old, an Outfitter’s Apprentice – Tailor’s Outfitters. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 52, a Carpenter’s Rough – Veterinary Surgeon.

Rose, 53.

Lily, 27, a Bookbinder – Printer & Stationer.

Alfred, 19, a Chartered Accountant’s Clerk – Chartered Accountant.

Elsie, 15.

Russell, 10.

Percy’s sister, Eva served as a nurse during the war. She tragically died in 1920, of Influenza.

Personal effects sent home after his death.


Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion:

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