Born: 6th December 1890, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

Died: 8th October 1915; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Wandsworth, London.

Date of Entry Therein: 3rd February 1915 – France.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 11813

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & the 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 60 to 64.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edward Thomas & Julia Collings, of Cemetery Road, Ipswich.




1901   2, Lincoln Villas, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 10 years old and living with his parents, siblings & widowed paternal grandfather.

Edward Thomas Collings, 44, a Market Gardener – own account, born Bealings, Suffolk.

Julia Collings (nee Cloud), 42, born Waldringfield, Suffolk.

Annie Collings, 21, born Ipswich.

George Collings, 20, a Gardener, born Ipswich.

Harry Collings, 16, a Railway Clerk, born Ipswich.

Jessie Collings, 14, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.

Arthur Collings, 13, born Ipswich.

Julia Mary Collings, 6, born Ipswich.

John Collings, 84, born Kenninghall, Norfolk.


1911   2, Lincoln Villa’s, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 20 years old, an Education Office Clerk – East Suffolk Education Office. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Edward, 56, a Market Gardener.

Julia, 54.

Arthur, 23, a general Merchant’s Clerk.

Julia, 16, a Dressmaker.

Thomas is also remembered on ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL, Ipswich.


 Gloucestershire Regiment, 1st Battalion:

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