Image courtesy of David Parkinson.


Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 25th May 1915; age 20; KiA.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 8508

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1901   333, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 6 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

John Albert Crisp, 38, an Engine Driver at Factory, born Ipswich.

Eleathea Ellen Crisp (nee French), 37, a Tailoress – at home, born Ipswich.

Frederick Sidney S. F. Crisp, 14, born Ipswich.

John Crisp, 10, born Ipswich.

William Crisp, 9, born Ipswich.

Edith Maud C. Crisp, 3, born Ipswich.

Arthur Douglas Crisp, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   50, Samuel Road, Ipswich.


Thomas was 18 years old a Pawnbroker’s Assistant. He was living with his recently re-married mother & siblings.

Ellen Friar, 45, a Sewing Machinist Tailoress – at home.

Edith, 13.

Arthur, 11.

Olive Mary Crisp, 6, born Ipswich.


Thomas’s father, John Albert Crisp, died 1904, Ipswich.

Thomas is also remembered on Holy Trinity Church Memorial Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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