Members of Ipswich Choral Society took part in the Remembrance Sunday service at the Ipswich Cenotaph, 11 November 2018. Despite rain earlier in the day, there was glorious sunshine for the service in Christchurch Park. Ipswich Choral Society were proud to be involved, providing the musical accompaniment for the laying of the wreaths.
For the centenary of the First World War, members and friends of Ipswich Choral Society are honouring and remembering those lost in their own families:
- Private James Edward Catling, Middlesex Regiment – 1918, Pas de Calais
- Private Guido Sigismund Cox, King’s Liverpool Regiment – 1916, Somme
- Captain Rosslyn Curzon Evelegh, Oxfordshire & Bucks Light Infantry – 1914, Aisne
- Captain Mervyn J Hamilton, Gordon Highlanders – 1914, Poperinge
- Captain R Ernle Harvey, Black Watch – 1915, Pas de Calais
- Captain Rollo D Harvey, R oyal Sussex Regiment – 1916, Somme
- Private Ernest Hawes, Bedfordshire Regiment – 1917, Arras
- Private George Spencer Mills, Worcestershire Reg iment – 1918, Le Cateau
- Gunner Frederick W Snow, Royal Garrison Artillery – 1917, Ypres
- Leading Stoker Frederick H Travers, HMS Bulwark – 1914, Sheerness
- Rifleman Harry T Welch, Prince Co nsort’s Rifle Brigade – 1916, Vimy
- Private Walter Witherick, Essex Regiment – 1916, Rouen
There are further details and stories of other Ipswich servicemen and women who lost their lives in the First World War and subsequent conflicts at the Ipswich War Memorial Website.
If you would like to commemorate or research a fallen serviceman or woman from
your family, you may be interested in visiting Every One Remembered Website, run by the Royal British Legion and Commonwealth War Graves Commission.