BERTIE ARTHUR ELDEN

 

 

Born: 1898, St. John’s, Ipswich.

Died: 26th March 1916 – Egypt.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: T.F.5026

Regiment: Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment, 2nd/10th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

H.117.

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery,

Egypt.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   4, Pretoria Cottages, Britannia Road, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred Elden, 31, a Bricklayer, born Broome, Norfolk.

Clara Elden (nee Collett), 32, born Broome.

Donald Edward Elden, 9, born Broome.

Margaret Kate Elden, 8, born Broome.

Alfred George Elden, 4, born Broome.

Reginald James Elden, 2, born Ipswich.

Horace Redvers Elden, 4 months, born Ipswich.

 

1911   4, Pretoria Cottages, Britannia Road, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 13 years old, a Part Time Errand Boy – Milk Trade. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Alfred, 42, a Bricklayer.

Clara, 42.

Donald, 19, an Iron Clipper – Foundry.

Margaret, 18, a Tailoress.

Alfred, 14, an Errand Boy – Milk Trade.

Reginald, 12.

Horace, 10.

Arthur Sydney Elden, 7, born Ipswich.

Frank Ernest Elden, 6, born Ipswich.

baby Elden, under 1 month, born Ipswich.

Bertie is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial

Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex) Regiment, 2nd/10th Battalion.

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