Born: 9th April 1900, Ipswich.

Died: 10th June 1940; age: 40; MPK after bombing raid.

Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham; Date: 12th November 1918 – signed up for 12 years. Occupation: Iron Moulder; Height: 5ft & 5 1/2ins, fresh complexion, brown eyes & brown hair. Tattooed on both arms.

Rank: Stoker; Service Number: C/K 55106.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Boadicea’


Grave Reference:


Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery,



Next of Kin: Husband of E.M. Chandler, of Ipswich.




1901   11, Champion Cottages, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was a year old and living with his parents at the home of his uncle.

Charles French, 31, a Coal Carter, born Ipswich.

(Jack) Arthur John Chandler, 26, a General Foundry Labourer – Smith’s Shop, born Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk.

Charlotte Chandler (nee Lloyd), 24, born Ipswich.

Charles’s father Henry French, 70, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.


1911   390, Spring Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 11 years old he was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 38, a Labourer Foundry – Ransome, Sims & Jefferies.

Charlotte, 34.

Henry Logan Chandler, 10, born Ipswich.

Kate Violet Chandler, 8, born Ipswich.

Ivy Katherine Chandler, 5, born Ipswich.

Charles James Chandler, 10 months, born Ipswich.

The census recorded that Arthur’s 3 year old brother, Walter Chandler was in the East Suffolk & Ipswich Hospital, Anglesea Road, Ipswich.


In 1926, Arthur married Emma May Lyas, born 1898, Stowmarket, Suffolk. They had 1 son.

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