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Born: 1882, Ipswich.

Died: 4th November 1918; age 36; Died of Pneumonia – Palestine.

Enlistment Location: Northampton.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 164248

Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery, 12th Mountain Battery.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War..

Grave Reference:


Ramleh War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Jacobs, of Ipswich; Husband of Eveline T. Jacobs, of 89, New Cut West, Ipswich.


1891   172, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.

Samuel was 8 years old and living with his parents & sister.

William Jacobs, 37, a Copper Smith, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Mary Ann Jacobs (nee Collins), 37, born Romsey, Hampshire.

Alice Jacobs, 12, born Ipswich.

1901   107, Rectory Road, Ipswich.

Samuel was 18 years old, a Boot Shop Assistant. He was a boarder at the home of George Mally, a Bricklayer.

1911   22, Mafeking Avenue, Seven Kings, Essex.


Samuel was 28, a Boot Shop manager – Boot Merchants & Dealer. He was married & Head of the Household.

Eveline, 30.

John, 1.

Samuel and Eveline’s wedding.

On the 7th November 1906, St. Mary’s, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Samuel married Eveline Thirza Fiddaman, born 1880, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

John Jacobs, 1910, Seven Kings, Essex.

Eveline died March 1957 Ipswich.


Royal Garrison Artillery, 12th Mountain Battery:

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