Born: 1886, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd April 1917; age 32; Died of Wounds – Gaza, Palestine.


Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

XXX. G. 16.

Gaza War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).


Relatives Notified and Address: Son of A. W. Read, of “Boscombe,” 92, Christchurch Road, Ipswich.




1891   Burkill Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk.


Terrance was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred William Read, 35, a Miller & Corn Merchant; born Wrentham, Suffolk

Fanny Maria Read (nee Capon), 31; born Westleton, Suffolk.

Robert Alfred Read, 3, born Woodbridge.

Jack Trevett Read, 2, born Woodbridge.

Olive Mary Read, 6 months, born Woodbridge.

1 ladies help

1 servant.


1901   Theatre Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk.


Terrance was 14 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 46, a Miller & Corn Merchant, an employer.

Fanny, 42.

Robert, 13.

Jack, 12.

Olive, 10.

Muriel May Read, 8, Woodbridge.

Christobel Dorothy Read, 5, born Woodbridge.

1 governess

1 servant.


1911   2, Rutland Street, Norwich, Norfolk.

Terrance was 24 years old and a Clerk in a fire office. He was a boarder to Mrs Elizabeth M. A. Dyball a widow living from private means.

1 servant.


On the 27th February 1922, Alfred Read of ‘Boscombe’ 92, Christchurch Street, Ipswich, received his late son’s medals.


Terrance is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.


 Norfolk Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion

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