Born: 1883, Ipswich.

Died: 11th September 1915; age 32; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 28th February 1915 – France.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 2981

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Plot B. Row 1. Grave 9.

Calais Southern Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Charles Todd & Sarah.






1891   15, Norfolk Road, Ipswich.


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

Charles Todd, 38, a House Painter, born Eye, Suffolk.

Sarah Todd (nee Parker), 38, born Copdock, Suffolk.

George Henry Todd, 12, born Ipswich.

Laura Emma Todd, 11, born Ipswich.

Charles Todd, 10, born Ipswich.

Annie Elizabeth Todd, 7, born Ipswich.

Alice Sarah Todd, 3, born Ipswich.

Arnold Frederick Todd, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   15, Norfolk road, Ipswich.


William was 18 years old, a Labourer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 48, a Painter.

Sarah, 48.

Alice, 13.

Arnold, 11.

Alfred Edward Todd, 9, born Ipswich.

May Ethel Todd, 8, born Ipswich.

Grace Louise Todd, 6, born Ipswich.

Arthur Walter Todd, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   36, Withipoll Street, Ipswich.


William was 28 years old, a Traveller – Stationery. He was Head of the Household to his siblings & nephew.

Alice, 23, the Housekeeper.

Arnold, 21, a Clerk – Iron Foundry.

Alfred, 19, a Clerk – Corn Merchant.

May, 18.

Grace, 16, an Apprentice Dressmaker.

Arthur, 15, an Apprentice Book Binder.

Charles Arthur Todd, 5, born Wood Green, London.


William’s father Charles Todd died September 1909, Ipswich. His mother Sarah Todd died July 1910, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to brothers – George H. Todd, Charles Todd, Arnold F. Todd, Alfred E. Todd and Arthur W. Todd, and sisters – Mrs. Laura Barton (wife of Arthur Walter Barton), Mrs. Annie Hutton (wife of James William Hutton), Mrs. Alice Sheldrake (wife of James Sheldrake), Grace Todd and May Todd.


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