ARTHUR RICHARD WILLIAM ROBERTS

Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.

 

Born: 1882, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Died: 8th July 1916; age 34.

Rank: Driver/Cook; Service Number: T/26068

Regiment: Army Service Corps.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.I.55.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich.

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Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Roberts, of 31, East Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   7, Regent Street, Ipswich.

 

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

Arthur William Roberts, 35, a Shoemaker, born Ipswich.

Henrietta Alice Winters Roberts (nee Meaden), 34, born Devizes, Wiltshire.

Alice Maud Mary Roberts, 11, born Ipswich.

Clara Martha Roberts, 7, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Annie V. Roberts, 5, born Ipswich.

May Frances Roberts, 3, born Ipswich.

Henry Orford Roberts, 1 month, born Ipswich.

 

1901   Hilsea Barracks, Cosham, Hampshire.

 

Arthur was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Driver for the Royal Field Artillery.

 

1911

 

Arthur was 29 years old, a Labourer – G.E.Railway. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 56, a Bootmaker – own account.

Henrietta, 54.

Clara, 27, a Corset Maker – Corset Factory.

Beatrice, 25, a Tailoress – Factory.

Ernest Roberts, 18, a Beer Bottler – Brewery, born Ipswich.

Army Service Corps

 

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