Born: 7th December 1893, Bramford, Suffolk.

Baptised: 25th February 1894, Bramford.

Died: 13th November 1916; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8469

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Hannah Steward, of 142, Handford Road, Ipswich.




1901   The Street, Bramford, Suffolk.


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

William, 32, a Labourer at Chemical Manure Works, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Hannah Steward (nee Davey), 32, born Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

Anna Mabel Steward, 5, born Bramford.

David Henry Steward, 3, born Bramford.

Arthur George Steward, 2 months, born Bramford.


1911   Chantry Row, Upper Street, Sproughton, Suffolk.


Percy was 17 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 41, a Labourer – Factory.

Hannah, 41.

Anna, 15.

David, 13.

Arthur, 10.

William Harry Steward, 8, born Suffolk.

Hilda Winifred Steward, 3, born Suffolk.


Soldiers’ Effects to William Steward – father.


Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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