Born: 16th April 1890, Hackney, London.

Baptised: 14th October 1892, at St. John, Hackney, parents: Ellen & Robert Jennings _ Police Constable, of 6, Brett Road, Hackney. Sister Florence Maude Jennings – born 9th October 1888, also baptised.

Died: 24th January 1920: age 29.

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 417243

Regiment:London Regiment (The Rangers), 12th Battalion – transferred to 883rd Area Employment Company, Labour Corps.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,






1891   Hackney, London.


Robert was 11 months old and living with his parents & sister.

Robert Jennings, 26, a Metropolitan Police Constable, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Ellen Elizabeth Jennings (nee Giles), 25, born Whitton, Suffolk.

Florence Maude Jennings, 2, born Hackney, London.


1901   89, Abbeyfield Road, Rotherhithe, Surrey.


Robert was 10 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Robert, 34, Police Sergeant.

Ellen 35.

Florence, 12.

Ethel Jennings, 2, born Rotherhithe, Surrey.


1911   8, Aspinden Road, Rotherhithe, Surrey.


Robert was 20 years old a Provision Merchants – Clerk – Warehouse. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 46, a Metropolitan Police Pensioner & Wharf Gatekeeper.

Ellen, 45.

Florence, 22.

Ethel, 12.

Herbert Cyril Jennings, 4, born Rotherhithe, Surrey.


Robert is also remembered on the war memorial at Felixstowe, Suffolk.

London Regiment (The Rangers), 12th Battalion:

Labour Corps:

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