Born: 1893, Ipswich.

Died: 24th April 1915; age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5/9010

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial  Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1901   28, St. Margaret’s Street, Ipswich.


William was 8 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Cuthbert Pancras Fox, 37, an Agricultural Implement Painter, born Ipswich.

Lavinia Maria Fox (nee Smith), 32, born Ipswich.

Cecilia Lavinia Fox, 10, born Ipswich.

Agnes Mary Fox, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   40, Alan Road, Ipswich.


William was 18 years old, a Boiler Maker’s Labourer – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Cuthbert, 47, a Machine Painter – Iron Foundry.

Lavinia, 42.

Cecilia, 20. a Domestic Servant.

Agnes, 10.


Soldier’s Effects to Cuthbert Fox – father.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Pancras Roman Catholic Church, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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