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  • 19709 L/Cpl Thomas Ibbett was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval. His remains were re-interred in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery after the Armistice. He is buried in grave III, F. 4.
Visited by John Morse and cross laid.
Person Details
Northampton
He was the son of Joseph and Emma Ibbett and the brother of Florence, Annie, John, Arthur, Beatrice, Willie and Nellie Ibbett. In 1911 they lived at Dowsby Fen, Bourne, Lincolnshire. Joseph and Emma later moved to 22 Gordon Road, Carlton Road, Nottingham.
Farm Labourer.
26 Sep 1916
23
260574 - CWGC Website
19709
Lance Corporal
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
A draft of men joined the battalion on 25 October 1915 which is consistent with Joseph's date of entry. He was killed during the Battle of Thiepval and buried close to where he fell. After the armistice his remains were reinterred in Cerisy- Gailly Military Cemetery which sits next to the river Somme. Plot III in the cemetery has a number of graves which were cleared from the Thiepval area. He is in grave III. F. 4. John Morse
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged), 21 October 1916: 'Ibbett. Killed in action September 26th, Corporal (sic) T Ibbett, Sherwood Foresters, age 23.' Named on a memorial in the parish church of St Peter, Ingoldsby Road, Lenton, Lincolnshire (WMA 20552).
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  • 19709 L/Cpl Thomas Ibbett was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval. His remains were re-interred in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery after the Armistice. He is buried in grave III, F. 4.
Visited by John Morse and cross laid.
    Joseph Thomas Ibbett Grave - 19709 L/Cpl Thomas Ibbett was killed in action during the Battle of Thiepval. His remains were re-interred in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery after the Armistice. He is buried in grave III, F. 4. Visited by John Morse and cross laid.
  • (WMA 20552, St Peter's church, Ingoldsby Road, Lenton) Joseph Thomas Ibbett is commemorated on a memorial in Lenton, Lincs. I am not sure why he is on this memorial  in a tiny village.  Photo taken by Mike Peck.
    Joseph Thomas Ibbett name on Memorial - (WMA 20552, St Peter's church, Ingoldsby Road, Lenton) Joseph Thomas Ibbett is commemorated on a memorial in Lenton, Lincs. I am not sure why he is on this memorial in a tiny village. Photo taken by Mike Peck.