Born: 1876, Ipswich.

Died: 1st April 1917, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

Rank: Private

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment.




1881   Curriers Lane, Ipswich.


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

Arthur Walter Horsup, 27, an Iron Trimmer – Foundry, born Gipping Street, Ipswich.

Jane Ann Horsup (nee Lambeth), 29, a Stay Maker, born Ipswich.

Sarah Ann Horsup, 6, born Ipswich.

Arthur Walter Horsup, 2, born Ipswich.


1891   77, Burrell Road, Ipswich.


Walter was 14 years old, a Baker’s Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 37, a Foundry Trimmer.

Jane, 39.

Ellen Louisa Horsup, 17, a Machine Hand – Stay Factory, born Ipswich.

Sarah, 16, a Machine Hand – Stay Factory.

Arthur, 12.

James Frederick Horsup, 11, born Ipswich.

Florence May Horsup, 8, born Ipswich.

William Ernest Victor Horsup, 4, born Ipswich.

Bertie Edward Horsup, 11 months, born Ipswich.


1911   8, Austin Street, Ipswich.


Walter was 35 years old, a Labourer – Iron Foundry. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 58, a General Dealer – own accout – at home.

Jane, 62.

Nellie, 38.

Sarah, 36, a Factory Hand – Sack Factory.

Arthur, 33, a Fitter – Iron Foundry.

Frederick, 28, a Quay Labourer.

Florrie, 29, at Corset Factory.

Victor, 24, at Corset Factory.

Daisy, 16, at Sack Factory.


In 1913, Ipswich, Walter married, Belinda Smith (nee Page), born 1880, Coddenham, Suffolk. They had 1 son:

Arthur C. Horsup, born May 1915, 30, Parliament Road, Ipswich.

Walter is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial.


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