Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 5th January 1884, Stoke-by-Nayland, Suffolk.

Died: 13th July 1916: age 32; Died – Mesopotamia – of Heat Stroke.


Rank: Leading Trimmer; Service Number: 46.S.T.

Regiment: Royal Naval Reserves, H.M.S. ‘Dalhousie’ (RIMS), Troopship.


Grave Reference:


Basra War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Florence Sophia Boar, of, 39, Regent Street, Ipswich.






1891   46, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Boar, 53, a Jobbing Gardener, born Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk.

Emily Boar (nee Barford), 40, born Stoke by Nayland.

William John Boar, 19, a Miller, born Stoke by Nayland.

Walter Robert Boar, 17, a Butcher, born Stoke by Nayland.

Alice Eliza Boar, 14, born Stoke by Nayland.

George Arthur Boar, 10, born Stoke by Nayland.

Charles Frederick Boar, 5, born Stoke by Nayland.


1901   44, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 17 years old, a Steam Ship Stoker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William, 53, a Jobbing Gardener.

Emily, 50.

Alice, 24, a Laundress.

Charles, 14, a House Boy.

Frederick Bertie J. Boar, 6, born St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1911   39, Regents Street, Ipswich.


Albert was 27 years old, a Quay Labourer. He was married and Head of the Household. His brother was also living at Albert’s home.

Florence, 26.

Florence, 6.

Frederick, 15, a Drap Hammerman’s Mate – Iron Industry – Agricultural Foundry.


Albert’s father, William Boar, died 1904, Ipswich.


In 1904, Ipswich, Albert married Florence Sophia Howard, born 1884, Capel St. Mary, Suffolk. They had 1 daughter:

Florence Lillie Mary Boar, born June 1904, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.


The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy (RN). Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR), a reserve of civilian volunteers founded in 1903.formed a vital reserve made up of formally retired Royal Navy, merchant navy and experience seafarers who were trained to support in a combatant roll.


H.M.S. ‘Dalhousie’

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