WILLIAM ARTHUR PETTINGALE

William is remembered on the war memorial at Bethesda Baptist Church, St. Margaret’s Plain, Ipswich.

 

Born: 1890, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

Died: 11th May 1917; age: 27; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40722.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 3884, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

I.E.13.

Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery,

Wancourt,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Upper Street, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

 

William was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Pettingale, 38, an Agricultural Labourer, born Wenham Magna, Suffolk.

Alice Helena Pettingale (nee Finch), 33, born Capel St. Mary.

Edward William Pettingale, 13, an Agricultural Labourer, born Capel St. Mary.

Frederick Ernest Pettingale, 11, an Agricultural Labourer, born Capel St. Mary.

Charles Bertrand Pettingale, 8, born Capel St. Mary.

Elizabeth Alice Pettingale, 5, born Capel St. Mary.

Florence Julia Pettingale, 2, born born Capel St. Mary.

 

1901   The Street, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk.

 

William was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John, 48, an Agricultural Labourer.

Alice, 43.

Edward, 23, an Agricultural Labourer.

Charles, 19, an Agricultural Labourer.

Florence, 13, a General Domestic Servant.

Annie May Pettingale, 8, born Capel St. Mary.

Daisy Pettingale, 6, born Capel St. Mary.

Alfred Cecil Pettingale, 3, born Capel St. Mary.

Dorothy Grace Pettingale, 4 months, born Capel St. Mary.

 

1911   Bredfield, Suffolk.

 

William was 21 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living at the home of his employer, 37 year old, Herbert Frank Griffin, a Grocer & Provision Dealer.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Alice H. Pettingale – mother.

 

William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary’s Church, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk; and on their village war memorial, dedicated in 2018.

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

SUFFOLK REGIMENT MUSEUM

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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