ARTHUR GAME

Laid to rest at the Field of Honour.

 

Born: 1876, St. Stephen’s, Ipswich.

Died: 10th September 1918; age: 42; at the Bethnal Green Military Hospital, Cambridge Road, Bethnal Green, Middlesex.

Residence: Compton Terrace, Islington, Middlesex.

Enlistment Location: St. Paul’s Churchyard, London.

Rank: Private: Service Number: 45636.

Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 6653, Royal Fusiliers.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.I.61.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1881   Coach & Horses Hotel, 41, Upper Brook Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 5 years old and living with his widowed father, siblings & widowed paternal grandmother.

James Game, a Licensed Victualler, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

James Isaac Game, 15, a Watchmaker’s Apprentice, born Clerkenwell, Middlesex.

Daniel Game, 11, born Ipswich.

Ernest William Game, 8, born Ipswich.

Augusta Game, 7, born Ipswich.

Herbert Game, 4, born Ipswich.

Esther Game, 3, born Ipswich.

Eliza Game, 74, born Belchamp, Essex.

bar maid.

cook

chamber maid

nurse maid

ostler + wife & child.

 

1911   1, Belmont Avenue, Richmond, Surrey.

 

Arthur was 36 years old, a Clerk – Accountant. He was 1 of 5 boarders for 59 year old, widow, Martha Clare Parker – an Apartment House Keeper.

 

Arthur’s mother was Elizabeth Game (nee Isaac), born 1840, Caythorpe, Lincolnshire – died 1880, Ipswich. Arthur’s father, James Game, died May 1888, Ipswich.

James re-married in 1882, Ipswich to Margaret Reeve. They had 1 son. After James’s death, Margaret cared for James & Elizabeth’s children – keeping the family together.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Daniel Game – brother.

 

Probate to Daniel Game – non-commissioned officer in H.M. Army.

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