Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1880, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 21st November 1917; age 37; KiA.

Residence: 31, Cullingham Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 44213;

Regiment: South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 180075, Royal Engineers.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial  Reference:

Panel 5.

Cambrai Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late James & J. Barham; husband of Agnes Barham, of 18, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.




1881   16A, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Albert was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Barham, 28, a Stone Mason, born Ipswich.

Sophia Jane Barham (nee Codd), 27, a Dressmaker, born Ipswich.

Kate Edith Barham, 5, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Alfred James Allen Barham, 2, born Ipswich.


1891   16A, Norwich Road, Ipswich.

Albert was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James, 38, a Stone Mason.

Sophia, 37.

Edith, 15, a Dressmaker.

Alfred, 12.

Maud Maria Barham, 9, born Ipswich.

Muriel Jane Barham, 8, born Ipswich.

Jessie Fanny Barham, 6, born Ipswich.


1901   16, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.

Albert was 21 years old, a Stone Mason’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 48, a Stone Mason – employer.

Sophia, 47.

Alfred, 22, a Plumber.

Muriel, 18, a Draper’s Assistant.

Jessie, 16, a Mantle Maker’s Assistant.


1911   31, Cullingham Road, Ipswich.

Albert was 31 years old, a Stone Mason. He was married and Head of the Household.

Agnes, 27.


In 1908, Ipswich, Albert married Agnes Hughes, born 1884, Ipswich – daughter of Edward Hughes, a police constable, and Eliza Hughes (nee Clark), of The Police Station, Key Street, Ipswich.


Agnes Barham received her late husband’s medals at her home, at 79, Darwin Road, Ipswich.


Probate to Agnes Barham – widow.


Soldiers’ Effects to Agnes Barham – widow.

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Albert is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich and St. Matthew’s Church war memorial.




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