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.

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),





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.




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 1889, Packhill, Ontario. They had 4 children:

Anne Howgego.

Kay Howgego.

Harry Howgego, born 1912.

James Clarence Howgego, 1914.


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



Canadian Infantry, 14th Battalion:

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