Born: 1882, Trowse, Norfolk.

Died: 1st June 1917; age 35; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

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


Rank: Private; Service Number: 20437

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory , British War & 1914-1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Rookery British Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1891   Porter’s Cottage, Grey Frairs Road, Ipswich.


Richard was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Richard Burwood, 37, a Cooper, born Ipswich.

Emily Burwood (nee Sewell), 37, born Leiston, Suffolk.

Louisa Emily Burwood, 14, a Nurse Girl, born Ipswich.

Clara Elizabeth Burwood, 12, born Ipswich.

William Arthur Burwood, 5, born Ipswich.


1901   Crown Street, Ipswich.


Richard was 18 years old, a General Labourer. He was living parents & siblings.

Richard, 48, a Brewer’s Cooper.

Emily, 47.

Clara, 22, a Factory Hand – Paper Box Factory.

William, 15, a General Labourer.

Lily May Burwood, 7, born Ipswich.


1911   6, Church Street, Ipswich.


Richard was 28 years old, a Coal Carter. He was living with his mother, sister & maternal uncle.

Emily, 57.

Lily, 16, worker at a Jam Factory.

Arthur Sewell, 55, a House Painter, born Leiston.


Soldiers’ Effects to Emily Burwood – mother.


Richard is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, Ipswich.


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