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British Legion hut opening New Street.

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The RBL Stradbroke branch was formed in 1921. Four years later the new British Legion hut was opened in New Street and members photographed to mark the occasion.

Drummer boy, Roland Walter Lines aged 15.

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Roland Walter Lines Guardsman aged 15 as a Drummer boy. He died 19th May 1940 aged 20 years whilst serving in the Grenadier Guards. Roland was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines. Edgar was a surveyor and the family lived in White House Queen Street.

Stradbroke Roll of Honour

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Stradbroke Roll of Honour.
(held at the Suffolk Records Office)

A Child's Memory of the War - Martin Wake 1935 - 2016

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'A Child's Memory of the War' by Martin Wake. A personal account of WW2 in IPSWICH written for his grandson.

Arthur Rutter - Cape Town

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Arthur Rutter - Cape Town. Private Arthur Clarence Rutter of 13th Btn. Essex Regiment who died on the 14th March 1917. Arthur is seated centre.

Arthur Rutter - South Africa

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Arthur Rutter - South Africa. Private Arthur Clarence Rutter of 13th Btn. Essex Regiment who died on the 14th March 1917. Arthur is seated centre.

Arthur Rutter - Cape Town

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Private Arthur Clarence Rutter of 13th Btn. Essex Regiment who died on the 14th March 1917. This image was taken in Cape Town South Africa.

Private Arthur Rutter in military uniform

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Private Arthur Clarence Rutter of 13th Btn. Essex Regiment who died on the 14th March 1917.

Order of Service for the unveiling of the War Memorial

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Order of Service for the unveiling of the War Memorial on the 30th July 1922.

Stradbroke Observer Corps.

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Stradbroke Observer Corps.

USAAF at Horham with Ruth Chambers nee Johnson. David and Alan Johnson during WW2

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USAAF at Horham with Ruth Chambers nee Johnson. David and Alan Johnson during WW2

Suffolk Regiment WW1 Casualties

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Suffolk Regiment Casualties

Send Off WW1 voluneers from Stradbroke Station.

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Send Off WW1 voluneers from Stradbroke Station on the 31st August 1914.

Royal Observer Corps

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Royal Observer Corps

Four crosses taken by Stradbroke High School students to France in memory of the Stradbroke soldiers who died there 100 years ago.

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Four crosses taken by Stradbroke High School students to France in memory of the Stradbroke soldiers who died there 100 years ago.

Ernie Church in Military Uniform

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Ernie Church in Military Uniform

F Copping WW1

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F Copping WW1

Army Sergeant Charles Emanuel Hugman 1894 - 1977

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Army Sergeant Charles Emmanuel Hugman Regt. No. 12736 of the Suffolk Regiment
Charles was born on 28 Jan 1894 in Cirencester to Walter and Emily (nee Ward) Hugman. Charles was one of six children.
He joined the 3rd Battalion the Suffolk Regiment on 31st August 1914 and stated his occupation as ‘Carpenter’.
On 25th August 1917 he married Mabel…

Transcription from The Times Newspaper dd 1860

Transcription from the Times dated 1860
"STRADBROKE
A large and influential meeting was held in the corn exchange on Monday, for the purpose of raising a rifle corps for the hundred of Hoxne, in conjunction with the hundreds of Harleston and Thredling. The Rev. A. Cooper presided.
Sir E.C. Kerrison M.P., in moving a series of resolutions to…

'UNCLE ARTHUR & THE SOMME' - an account from Joseph Mason about Arthur Rutter who was killed in action in 1917 and is *remembered with honour* on the village war memorial.

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'UNCLE ARTHUR & THE SOMME' - an account from Joseph Mason about Arthur Rutter who was killed in action in 1917 and is *remembered with honour* on the village war memorial.

Memories of an Evacuee Display Poster

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Memories of an Evacuee Display Poster - Alan Purdie

WW2 at home Display Poster

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WW2 at home - The Secret Army, News of Prisoners of war, The Observer Corps

In Memory of Pte. James D Grigg

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In memory of Pte James D Grigg who died in Afghanistan on 16th March 2010 at the age of 21.