ARTHUR JAMES CLARKSON

 

 

Born: 1896, St. Peter’s, Norwich, Norfolk.

Died: 25th September 1916; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9538; Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment, 2nd/5th Battalion (T).

Formerly Private, 2771, Suffolk Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

II.A.15.

Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery,

La Gorgue,

France.

 

Brother to WALTER JOSHUA CLARKSON & FREDERICK ROBERT CLARKSON.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   15, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Studd Woodruffe Clarkson, 44, a Pavior Layer, born St. John’s Green, Colchester, Essex.

Eliza Ann Clarkson (nee Woolner), 38, born St. James, Norwich, Norfolk.

Thomas Studd Clarkson, 17, a Road Labourer – Layer, born Norwich.

Walter Joshua Clarkson, 12, born Norwich.

Blanche Harriet Clarkson, 10, born St. Peter’s, Norwich.

Frederick Robert Clarkson, 8, born St. Peter’s, Norwich.

Rosa Emma Clarkson, 1, born St. Mary’s, Norwich.

 

1911   5, Garrett’s Buildings, St. Matthew’s Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 15 years old, a News Boy – Newsagents. He was living with his parents, siblings sister-in-law & nephew.

Studd, 54, a Street Pavior – own account. He was deaf.

Eliza, 47.

Walter, 22, a Cattle Drover – Farmer.

Blanche, 20, a Sweet Packer – Factory.

Rosa, 11.

William Edward Clarkson, 6, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Hilda Eliza Clarkson, 2, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Harry Paul Clarkson, 1, born All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Ellen Barrell, 24, a Box Maker – Cardboard Factory, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

William Clarkson Barrell, 1, born 8, Castle Street, All Andrew’s, Northampton, Northamptonshire.

 

Gloucestershire Regiment, 2nd/5th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/gloucestershire-regiment/

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