image from 1916 Suffolk Chronicle and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 4th July 1916; age 22; Drowned at Basra, in the Persian Gulf. 

Residence: 5, Cobbold Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: T2/11797

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps, 13th Division Supply Convoy.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 42.




Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Arthur James and Martha Judith Williams, of 5, Cobbold Street, Ipswich.



1901   19, Christchurch Street, Ipswich.

Cyril was 9 years old and living with his parents

Arthur James Williams, 34, an Iron Mongers Assistant; born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Martha Judith Williams (nee West), 32; born Hasketon, Suffolk.

Gladys Olive Williams, 5, born Ipswich.

Muriel Victoria Williams, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   5, Cobbold Street, Ipswich.


Cyril was 19 years old and a Butcher’s Apprentice. He was living with his parents.

Arthur, 42, an Iron Mongers Assistant.

Martha, 42.

Gladys, 15.

Muriel, 13.


Soldiers’ Effects to Arthur J. Williams – father.

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



 Royal Army Service Corps


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