An Ipswich man not remembered on the Christchurch Park Memorial.


Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 12th April 1915; age: 25; Died of Wounds at the No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Poperinghe.

Enlistment: Ipswich.

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


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8270.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery,


West Vlaanderen,





1891   7, Cecilia Street, Ipswich.


Reginald was a year old and living with his parents & brother.

Reuben Daynes, 27, a Blacksmith, born Garveston, Norfolk.

Rosina Daynes (nee Byford), 25, born Sudbury, Suffolk.

George William Daynes, 2 weeks, born Ipswich.


1901   7, Cecilia Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Reunben, 37, a Hot Water Engineer.

Rosina, 35.

William, 10.

Thomas Edward Daynes, 9, born Ipswich.

Lilian Maud Daynes, 7, born Ipswich – died 1909, Ipswich.

Evelyn Rose Daynes, 6, born Ipswich – died 1912, Ipswich.

Elsie Daynes, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   15, Tanners Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 21 years old, a Labourer – Iron Mongers. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Reuben, 47, a Hot Water Fitter – Iron Mongers.

Eve, 16.

Elsie, 13.

Herbert Daynes, 8, born Ipswich.

Ernest Daynes, 3, born Ipswich.


Harry’s mother, Rosinia Daynes died 1910, Ipswich.


Soldiers Effects to Reuben Daynes – father.


Photograph courtesy of Shirley.

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