Born: 1896, Leiston, Suffolk.

Died: 25th June 1917; age: 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 31st August 1915 – France.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 13497

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Maroc British Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1901   High Street, Leiston, Suffolk.


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

John Charles Hunt, 37, a Plumber & Painter, born Framlingham, Suffolk.

Agnes Harriet Hunt (nee Rackham), 36, born Ormesby, Norfolk.

Agnes Hattie Hunt, 11, born Hacheston, Suffolk.

Anna Louisa Hunt, 9, born Hacheston.

Gilford Charles Hunt, 7, born Hacheston.

Mabel Marion Hunt, 6, born Hacheston.

Frederick John Hunt, 2, born Leiston.


1911   44, Riverside Road, Ipswich.


William was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 46, a Plumber & Painter.

Agnes, 47.

Anna, 19, a Housemaid.

Gilford, 17, a Painter.

Frederick, 12.

Bessie Jane Hunt, 9, born Leiston.


Soldiers’ Effects to Agnes Hunt – mother.

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