ROBERT PIZZEY

 

 

Born: 1st November 1880, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd April 1918; age 38; died of Pulmonary Embolism, whilst a Prisoner of War.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 12256

Regiment: South African Infantry, 2nd Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

I.M.6.

Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension,

Hainault,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas Pizzey, of Ipswich; husband of Marie Pizzey, of Westville, Natal, KwaZulu, South Africa.

Uncle to PERCY ALEXANDER PIZZEY and brother-in-law to HERBERT ALFRED CHAPMAN.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   8, High Street, Ipswich.

 

Robert was 10 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

Thomas Pizzey, 43, Pork Butcher – own account, born Earl Stonham, Suffolk.

Frances Mary Pizzey (nee Bradstreet), 46, born Claydon, Suffolk.

Frances Anna Pizzey, 20, a dressmaker – at home, born Ipswich.

Priscilla Jane Pizzey, 14, a Dressmaker’s Apprentice, born Ipswich.

John Pizzey, 13, born Ipswich.

Herbert Pizzey, 9, born Ipswich.

Rose Angelina Pizzey, 6, born Ipswich.

Ellen Mary Pizzey, 3, born Ipswich.

Ellen Pizzey, 6 born Holborn, London.

1 boarder.

 

1901   Crown Gate Cottage, 8, High Street, Ipswich.

 

Robert was 20 years old, a Baker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Pizzey, 53, a Butcher, Fruiterer and Greengrocer – own account.

Frances, 56.

Herbert, 19, a Hairdresser.

Rose, 16, a Dressmaker.

Ellen, 13.

1 boarder.

 

In 1911, in South Africa, Robert married Maria Magdalena Knevitte (nee Mare), born 1878.

Maria and Robert had two daughters:

Rosemary Pizzey, born 1912, Boksburg, Transvaal, South Africa.

Daphne Marie Pizzey, born 6th March 1914, Boksburg, Transvaal, South Africa.

 

 South African Infantry, 2nd Battalion

South African Infantry, 2nd Battalion

 

 

 

 

 

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