ARTHUR JOHN GRIMWADE

 

Born: 28th November 1892, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Baptised: 5th April 1893, St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.

Died: 21st December 1916; age 24; of Shell Shock, Paralysis and Double Pneumonia – at 13th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne.

Residence: 110, New Cut West, Ipswich.

Employed: at the Ipswich Electric Power Company.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40556.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 3448, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

VIII.C.192.

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   4, Church Lane, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 8 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Christina Emily Grimwade (nee Pescud), 39, a Charwomen – not domestic, born Paddington, London.

Annie Grimwade, 20, a Charwomen – not domestic, born Hampstead, London.

Thomas Girling Grimwade, 17, a Dock Labourer, born Ipswich.

Harry Walter Grimwade, 10, born Ipswich.

George Charles Grimwade, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   5, Union Court, Union Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 18 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his mother & brothers.

Emily, 54, a Charwoman.

Harry, 20, a General Labourer.

George, 15, a Maltings Labourer.

 

Arthur’s father was Thomas Grimwade, born 1841, Raydon, Suffolk died January 1900, Ipswich.

 

In 1915, Ipswich, Arthur married, Mabel M. Nichols, born 1892, Ipswich.

 

Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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