image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury – 1918


Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 13th November 1916; age 23; KiA.

Residence: Stratford, London.

Enlistment Location: London.


Rank: Private; Service Number: GS/59466

Regiment; London Regiment, 24th Battalion. 


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 8C, 9A & 16A.

Thiepval Memorial,






1901   19, Bulwer Road, Ipswich.


Sydney was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Alfred Allen Vincent, 43, a Carpenter & Joiner, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Vincent (nee Plant), 44, born Kirton, Suffolk.

Ethel May Vincent, 10, born Ipswich.

Nellie Mary Vincent, 6, born Ipswich.

Hilda Elizabeth Vincent, 4, born Ipswich.

Alfred George Vincent, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   153, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Sydney was 18 years old, a Shop Assistant & French Polisher. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 54, a Carpenter and Joiner.

Elizabeth, 54.

Ethel, 21, a Dress Maker.

Nellie, 16, a Dress Maker.

Hilda, 14.

Alfred, 10.


Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth Vincent – mother.


Sydney is also remembered on the war memorial at SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL, Ipswich.


 London Regiment, 24th Battalion


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