JAMES ARTHUR DAY

 

Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 6th July 1918; age 31; Died of Disease – 7 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Landguard Fort, Suffolk.

Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 528594; Regiment: Royal Engineers, 24th Division, Signal Coy.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

I.E.10.

Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery,

Averdoingt,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Brother to WALTER PHILIP DAY.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Cliff Road, Ipswich.

 

James was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Robert Day, 31, Wheelwright, born Ipswich.

Eliza Ann Day (nee Wardley), 33, born Ipswich.

George James Day, 6, born Ipswich.

Milly Eliza Day, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1901   Cliff Road, Ipswich.

 

James was 14 years old a Confectioner – Sweets. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 40, a Wheelwright.

Eliza, 41.

George, 16, an Engine Worker – Iron Works.

Milly, 12.

Frank Wardley Day, 9, born Ipswich.

Louis Edward Day, 6, born Ipswich.

Reginald William Day, 4, born Ipswich.

Walter Philip Day, 2, born Ipswich.

 

Royal Engineers, 24th Division, Signal Coy:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-corps-of-royal-engineers-in-the-first-world-war/field-companies-of-the-royal-engineers/

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