Born: 1873, Walpole, Suffolk.

Died: 11th May 1900; age 27; Died of Disease, at Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.

Residence: Kelsale, Suffolk.

Occupation: Groom.

Enlistment: 23rd October 1896.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 4336.

Regiment: 12th Lancers ( Prince of Wales’s Royal).




1881   Kelsale, Suffolk.


Thomas was 7 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles Ludbrook, 42, a Machinist, born Peasenhall, Suffolk.

Eliza Ludbrook (nee Coates), 44, Halesworth, Suffolk.

Henry Charles Ludbrook, 15, a Servant – out of employment, born Peasenhall.

John Ludbrook, 12, born Walpole.

Frederick Hammond Ludbrook, 4, born Kelsale.


1891   Kelsale Street, Kelsale, Suffolk.


Thomas was 17 years old, a Groom – Domestic Servant. He was living with his mother & brother.

Eliza, 54.

Frederick, 14, a Yard Boy.


Thomas’s father, Charles Ludbrook died 1894, Kelsale, Suffolk. His mother, Eliza Ludbrook died 1895, Kelsale.


Soldiers’ Effects to brothers – Charles & Frederick, and sisters – Eliza & Mary.

The Boer War.

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