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Private Arthur Rutter in military uniform

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

Arthur Rutter as a young man.

Arthur Rutter as a young man.

Suffolk Regiment WW1 Casualties

Suffolk Regiment Casualties

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

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

Ernie Church in Military Uniform

F Copping WW1

F Copping WW1

Army Sergeant Charles Emanuel Hugman 1894 - 1977

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 …

'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.

'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.

Arthur Rutter

Arthur Rutter - the youngest of William Rutter's children. Arthur was killed in action during WW1.

Video of Remembrance Day Service in Stradbroke

A video of the Last Post being played at the Stradbroke Remembrance Day Service, 2007

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 - Albert Arthur Copping

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 - Albert Arthur Copping

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping - WW1

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping. Drummer Albert Copping was in the 2nd Btn.Grenadier Guards and was killed in action on 14th-16th September 1914 at the age of 20. Drummer Albert Copping is a soldier known to God.
*Remebered with Honour*

Drummer Albert Copping as a boy soldier in The Grenadier Guards

Drummer Albert Copping in The Grenadier Gurards.
The 1901 census shows that Albert was the second youngest of the children of Albert Snr. and Annie Copping. In 1904 Alberts father died and by the time of the 1911 census return all of the family had scattered. Albert enlisted and is shown to be a boy soldier.
Albert's war only lasted one month…

Notification that Alf Chambers was in hospital - WW1

Notification to Alf Chambers' family that he was in hospital - WW1

Alf Chambers - Prisoner of War notification.

Alf Chambers - Prisoner of War notification.

Postcard sent by F Copping to CE Clarke

A postcard dd 23rd JU? 1916 sent by Fred Copping stationed at Chatham in Kent to Charles Clarke who was stationed at Aldershot, Surrey. Charles did not survive WW1 and is now remembered on the village War Memorial.

Charles E Clarke in uniform - WW1

Gunner Charles Ephraim Clarke in Army uniform. Charles died during WW1 on 4th June 1917. Charles was the son of Edgar and Caroline Clarke and the second to last of 9 surviving children. The 1911 census return also shows that there were 3 siblings that did not survive at that time. Home was Chapel Cottages, Charles was shown to be living in Doctors…

Wooden Cross marking the grave of Corporal James Nunn WW1

Wooden Cross marking the grave of Corporal James Nunn WW1

Corporal James Nunn Horseman

Corporal James Nunn Horseman

Killed in Action letter sent to James Nunn mother

Letter sent to the mother of James Edwin Nunn by Captain B Pearce of Royal Field Artillery to ltell her of her son's death.

Rememrance Card for James Edwin Nunn

Rememrance Card for James Edwin Nunn who was killed in action on 23rd September 1917

James E Nunn with his family

James E Nunn with his family wearing his Royal Artillery Uniform.
James Edwin Nunn was born in 1889 to Henry and Hannah Nunn. The 1901 census return shows that James had 4 sisters- Olive, Grace, Nellie and Kathleen - and a brother Terrence. The 1911 census return shows another daughter, Isabella, to Henry and Hannah.The 1911 census return also…

Corporal James Edwin Nunn - WW1

Corporal James Nunn wearing the uniform of The Royal Field Artillery

The War Memorial

The War Memorial. Erected in 1922 after the Great War of 1914 - 1918 - WW1

In Memory of Private Arthur Norman - WW1

In Memory of Private Arthur Norman of the 2nd Btn. Norfolk Regiment who died on 2nd May 1916.
*Remembered with Honour*

Arthur Norman was born in Stradbroke 1882 to Robert and Mary Ann Norman. The 1901 census shows that his father was a Farm Labourer. By 1911 Arthur had married Kate Larter and was now a Farm Labourer himself. Later in …

In Memory of Gunner Charles E Clarke - WW1

In Memory of Gunner Charles E Clarke of the 145th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 4th June 1917.

*Remembered with Honour*

Charles Ephraim Clarke was born in Stradbroke 1897 to Edgar and Caroline Clarke who lived at Chapel Cottages. Edgar was a boot maker and repairer and fathered 12 children - 3 of whom pre-deceased Charles.…

In Memory of Private William Larter - WW1

In Memory of William Larter of the 7th Btn. Northamptonshire Regiment who died on the 8th April 1918. Private Larter was the son of Charles and Matilda Larter.
*Remembered with Honour*

In Memory of Private James Mann - WW1

In memory of Private James Mann in the 9th Btn. Norfolk Regiment died on the 30th October 1918 at the age of 26years. Private Mann was the son of Mr and Mrs John Mann.
*Remembered with Honour*