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.
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.
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.
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.
Suffolk Regiment, 8th Battalion: