ARTHUR WILLIAM HOWGEGO

image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.

 

Born: 8th July 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 5th August 1916; age 24; KiA. Location of Unit at Time of Casualty: Trenches near Ypres (The Bluff), Zillebeke, Belgium.

Residence: Canada – for 6 years.

Enlistment Details: 14th August 1915, Woodstock, Ontario; age 25; Religion: CofE.

Previously spent 2 years with the 1st East Anglian Field Ambulance.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 602927

Regiment: Canadian Infantry, 14th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

  1. E. 32.

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm),

Leper,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Howgego, of Ipswich, England; husband of Ada May Howgego, of 403, Main Street, Woodstock, Ontario.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   79, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

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

Harry Arthur Howgego, 33, a Printer & Compositor, born Ipswich.

Laura Elizabeth Howgego (nee Gooding), 31, born Debenham, Suffolk.

May G. Howgego, 6, born Ipswich.

Reginald Mortimer Howgego, 4, born Ipswich.

Claude Victor Howgego, 2, born Ipswich.

 

On the 23rd December 1911, at Oxford, Ontario, Arthur William Howgego (occupation, a farmer) married Ada May Harris; born May 1889, Waterloo, Ontario. They had 4 children:

Harry Albert Howgego, born June 1912, Oxford, Ontario.

Kathleen Rose Howgego, born October 1913, Oxford.

James Clarence Howgego, born December 1914, Woodstock, Ontario.

Annie Clara Howgego, born January 1916, Oxford, Ontario.

 

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

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Canadian Infantry, 14th Battalion:

http://cefresearch.ca/matrix/Army%20Corps/Divisions/1st%20Division/3rd%20Infantry%20Brigade/14th%20Battalion.htm

http://www.canadaatwar.ca/forums/showthread.php?t=2738

http://www.royalmontrealregiment.com/history/

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