Born: 21st October 1897, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 28th April 1917; age 19; KiA.

Residence: 25, Westerfield Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 40977

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, ‘B’ Company, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 4

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Richard H. & Ellen Brunning, of 25, Westerfield Road, Ipswich.




1901   16, Orchard Street, Ipswich.


Sidney was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Richard Henry Brunning, 42, a Corn Chandler & Flour Dealer – own account, born Witnesham, Suffolk.

Ellen Brunning (nee Jacobi), 37, born Ipswich.

Ernest Richard Brunning, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   25, Westerfield Road, Ipswich.


Sidney was 13 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Richard, 52, a Corn Chandler – own account.

Ellen, 44.

Ernest, 16.


Soldiers’ Effects to Richard H. Brunning – father.


Sidney is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich, on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies, and at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Suffolk Regiment, ‘B’ Company, 7th Battali0n:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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