served as SCRUTTON.


Born: 1877, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 11th February 1921; age: 44; Died of Bronchitis at Ipswich. Served 21years & 24 days.

Residence: 5, St. Clement’s Church Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Colchester; Date: 21st March 1896; Age: 20 years & 1 month; Occupation: Labourer; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: mother – Caroline Pulham, of 13, Castle Street, St. Matthew’s Square, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 8 3/4ins, fresh complexion, brown eyes & light brown hair.


Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 14568.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, No. 3 Depot.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter & Carolina Pulham; husband of Edith Maud Pulham, of 5, St. Clement’s, Church Lane, Ipswich.




1881   13, Castle Street, Ipswich.


Peter was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Edward Pulham, 44, a Railway Porter – Great Eastern Railway, born Ipswich.

Caroline Pulham (nee Scrutton), 45, born Ipswich.

Walter Edward Pulham, 14, a Baker, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Celia Pulham, 12, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Laura Pulham, 7, born Hadleigh, Suffolk.

Harry Pulham, 3, born Ipswich.


1891   13, Castle Street, Ipswich.


Peter was 16 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his widowed mother & brothers.

Caroline, 54, a Charwomen.

Harry, 14.

Frederick Pulham, 8, born Ipswich.


1911   5, St. Clement’s Church Lane, Ipswich.


Peter was 35 years old, a Coal Trimmer – Ipswich Corporation. He was married and Head of the Household.

Edith, 25.

Peter, 6.

George, 2.


Peter’s father, Walter Edward Pulham died 1886, Ipswich. His mother, Caroline Pulham died 1901, Ipswich.


On the 10th July 1904, at Ipswich Register Office, Peter married Edith Maud Boon, born 1885, Ipswich. They had 6 children:

Peter Pulham, born April 1905, Ipswich.

George William Pulham, born March 1909, Ipswich.

Frederick Ernest Pulham, born April 1911, Ipswich.

Florence Nora Pulham, born October 1913, Ipswich.

Albert William Pulham, born August 1916, Ipswich – died February 1917, Ipswich.

Frederick D. Pulham, born 1918, Ipswich.

Royal Field Artillery, No. 3 Depot.

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