Born: 1879, Ipswich.

Died: 14th May 1922; age 43; Died from Tuberculosis & Exhaustion. Occupation: Labourer – Flour Mill.

Residence: 5, Permit Office Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 29th September 1915; Age: 37 years & 1 month; Occupation: General Labourer.

Discharged: Age 41 years – 14th July 1919 – Bronchitis aggravated by the war.


Service Number: 27054;

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 2nd Garrison.




1881   Hope Court, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.


William was 3 years old and living with his parents, siblings & step brother.

William Lockwood, 45, an Engine Driver, born Ipswich.

Salome Lockwood (nee Jay), 42, born Thorndon, Suffolk.

Harry John Jay, 15, a Labourer, born Ipswich.

Florence Caroline Lockwood, 10, born Ipswich.

Francis Edward Lockwood, 8, bornn Ipswich.


1891   20, Rope Walk, Ipswich.


William was 13 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 57, an Engine Driver.

Salome, 50.

Frank, 17, a Sailor – Cabin Boy.

Mary Ann Lockwood, 8, born Ipswich.


1911   4, Baker Street, Ipswich.


William was 33 years old, a General Labourer – Foundry. He was married and Head of the Household.

Louisa, 29.

Florence, 5.

William, 4.

George, 6 months.

Louisa’s brother Alfred Samuel Kidby, 24, a Porter – Sewing Machines, born Ipswich.


William’s father, William Lockwood, died 1902, Ipswich. His mother, Salome Lockwood, died 1895, Ipswich.


On the 12th April 1903, Ipswich, William married Louisa Kidby, born 1882, Ipswich. They had 5 children:

Florence Maud Lockwood, born July 1904, Ipswich.

William Walter Lockwood, born January 1907, Ipswich.

George Frederick Lockwood, born October 1910, Ipswich.

Bertie Dennis Lockwood, born March 1913, Ipswich.

Louisa Gertrude Lockwood, born December 1915, Ipswich – died March 1917 – Bronchopneumonia.



Essex Regiment, 2nd Garrison




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