WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER NEDD

 

 

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 6th November 1916; age 22; KiA.

Employed: as a Labourer for Great Eastern Railway. Entered the company November 1913.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 20620

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment, 9th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 65 to 67.

Loos Memorial,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs D. Nedd, of 9, Potter Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   28, White Elm Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 7 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Dora Nedd (nee Miners), 38, Laundress – own account, born Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas.

George Alexander Nedd, 16, a Grocer’s Shop Porter, born Ipswich.

Henry Thomas Nedd, 13, born Ipswich.

Ethel Georgina Nedd, 11, born Ipswich.

Walter Charles Nedd, 1, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.

 

1911   9, Potter Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 17 years old, a factory Labourer. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Dora, 45, Laundress – own account.

Ethel, 21, a Making Hand – Corset Factory.

Walter, 11.

 

William’s father was George Alexander Nedd, born 1864, Probus, Cornwall. An Able Seaman.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Dora Nedd – mother.

 

William is also remembered on St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial, and on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London.

 

East Surrey Regiment, 9th Battalion

 

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