Born: 1888, Peasenhall, Suffolk.

Died: 26th September 1917; age: 29; KiA.


Rank: Private: Service Number: GS/53255

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:





1891   Hackney Road, Peasenhall, Suffolk.


William was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Jacob Quinton, 47, an Agricultural Labourer, born Heveningham, Suffolk.

Mary Quinton (nee Clements (1st marriage Syrett)), 41, born Dennington, Suffolk.

Florence Mary Quinton, 9, born Peasenhall.

Amy L. Quinton, 8, born Peasenhall.


1901   Hackney Road, Peasenhall, Suffolk.


William was 13 years old and living with his parents & step sister.

Jacob, 57, a Road Labourer.

Mary, 51.

Rosa Syrett, 24, an Officer, born Huntingfield, Suffolk.


1911   54, Schreiber Road, Ipswich.


William was 23 years old, a Bread Maker. He was lodging with his employer 65 year old, Flour Miller, John Oxborrow.


In 1913, in the district of Hartismere, Suffolk, William married, Martha Seggons, born December 1887, Dennington, Suffolk.

They had 1 son:

James Cecil Quinton, born July 1914, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Martha Quinton – widow.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.




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