Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 28th April 1917; age 27; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 43388

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.

Formerly 1892, Suffolk Cyclists Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference: IMG_6758

Bay 4.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1891   69, Windsor Road, Ipswich.


William was 6 months old and living with his parents, brother & step siblings.

Wallace Willingham, 51, a Factory Porter – Clothing, born Beyton, Suffolk.

Mary Mayhew Willingham (nee Crick), 37, born Chedburgh, Suffolk.

Charles William Willingham, 14, a Blacksmith’s Assistant, born Bombay, Maharashtra, East Indies.

Alice Mary Willingham, 12, born Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Arthur Francis Willingham, 3, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


1891   52, Windsor Road, Ipswich.


William was 10 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Wallace, 62, a Dealer in Clothing – own account.

Mary, 46.

Arthur, 13.


1911   51, Westgate Street, Ipswich.


William was 20 years old, a Shop Assistant. He was employed & boarding at the Provisions Store, managed by 43 year old, Samuel James Dimmock.


William’s father, Wallace Willingham, died 1917, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Willingham – mother & Arthur Willingham – brother.


Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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