Image from the Suffolk Chronicle  And Mercury – 1918.


Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd September 1918; age 21; of Pneumonia, in Salonika. Served 3  1/2 years foreign  service.

Residence: 29, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 15588

Regiment: Duke of Cambridge’s Middlesex Regiment, 3rd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Mikra British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John & Frances Abram, of 29, Wykes Bishops Street, Ipswich.



1901   Wykes Bishops Street, Ipswich.

Victor was 3 years old and living with his parents, sister & 2 step brothers.

Rivers John Abram, 38, a Farm Labour, born Earsham, Norfolk.

Frances Jane Hagger (nee Cocker), 36, born Ipswich.

Arthur James E. Haggar, 14, born Ipswich.

Frederick Henry W. Haggar, 11, born Ipswich.

Annie Ethel M. Abram, 8 months, born Ipswich.


1911   52, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Victor was 13 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his widowed mother, siblings & step brothers.

Frances, 46.

Arthur, 24, a Dock Labourer.

Frederick, 21, a Foundry Labourer.

Annie, 10.

Albert Leonard C. Abram, 7, born Ipswich.

1 Boarder.


Victor’s father, Rivers John Abram died 1910, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frances J. Abram – mother, Annie E.M. Abram – sister, and Albert L.C. Abram – brother.


Victor is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Church, and at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.


Duke of Cambridge’s Middlesex Regiment, 3rd Battalion:

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