Born: 1882, 3, Star Lane, Ipswich.

Died: 16th October 1918; age 36; Died.

Residence: 3, Star Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: SE/21550

Regiment: Army Veterinary Corps, 3rd Vet. Hospital.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

Grave Reference:


Terlincthun British Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs L. A. Pryke, of 3, Star Lane, Ipswich.


1891   3, Star Lane, Ipswich.

William was 7 years old and living with his parents, siblings & widowed, maternal grandmother.

Richard Pryke, 47, an Iron Striker – Foundry, born London.

Lydia Anne Pryke (nee Rush), 42, born Ipswich.

Eliza May Pryke, 16, a Mother’s Help, born Ipswich.

Henry Richard Pryke, 13, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.

George Arthur Pryke, 10, born Ipswich.

Margaret Lizzie Pryke, 5, born Ipswich.

Annie Amy Pryke, 2, born Ipswich.

Lydia Rush, 74, born Ipswich.

1901   3, Star Lane, Ipswich.

William was 18 years, a Quay Labourer. He was living with his parents, brother & maternal grandmother.

Lydia Rush, 84.

Richard, 58, an Iron Foundry Labourer.

Lydia, 52.

Herbert Pryke, 9, born Ipswich.

1911   3, Star Lane, Ipswich.

William was 27 years old, a Quay Labourer – Coal Porter. He was living with his parents & brother.

Richard, 67, a Smith’s Striker.

Lydia, 62.

George, 30, a General Labourer – Brewery.

Soldiers’ Effects to Lydia A. Pryke – mother, George A. Pryke, Henry R. Pryke and Herbert Pryke – brothers, and Emily Mary Dunton (wife of Joseph Benjamin Dunton), Eliza M. Murrell (wife of John Henry Murrell), Annie A. Corby (wife of John Thomas Corby), and Margaret L. Bishop (wife of Edgar Osborne) – sisters.

William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at the Quay Church, Ipswich.

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Army Veterinary Corps, 3rd Vet. Hospital

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