Photograph courtesy of Richard Marsh.


Born: 27th March 1888, St. Pancras, London.

Died: 29th July 1920; age 32; Kirkuk, Iraq.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 128249

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, 4th Battalion.

Formerly:10th County of London Regiment. service no. 1901


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Baghdad (Northgate) War Cemetery, Part 1.



Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Doris G. Baker (formerly Iddoles), of 8, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.




1891   37, Drummond Crescent, Somers Town, London.


Alfred was 4 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred Iddoles, 28, Printer’s Labourer, born St. Luke’s, London.

Annie Iddoles (nee Hurst), 24, born St. Pancras, London.

Annie Elizabeth Iddoles, 6, born St. Pancras.

Eliza Iddoles, 2, born St. Pancras.

Emma Julia Iddoles, 6 days, born St. Pancras – died October 1892, London.


1901   4, Dorset Street, Spitalfields, London.


Alfred was 14 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred, 36, a Printer’s Labourer.

Annie, 32.

Annie, 16.

Eliza, 12.

Jessie Iddoles, 8, born St. Pancras.


1911   20, Garden Street, Stepney Green, London.


Alfred was 23 years old, a Gas Stoker. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Annie, 40, a Charwoman.

Jessie, 18, a Tailoress.

Arthur Robert Iddoles, 16, Vanguard, born Holborn, London.


Alfred’s father, Alfred Iddoles died 1904, Bethnal Green, London.


On the 27th August 1896, Alfred, aged 9, his mother, Annie, aged 29, and his siblings, Annie, aged 11 and Arthur aged 1 were admitted into the City Road, Holborn, Workhouse. They were all discharged on the 5th September 1896.


On the 23rd August 1897, Alfred was registered by his father, Alfred Iddoles, of 4, Dorset Street, to attend St. Mary’s School, Tower Hamlets.


In 1913, Alfred’s mother, Annie Iddoles married Leonard McKay.


In 1916, Ipswich, Alfred married Doris Gertrude Denny, born 1898, Ipswich – daughter of William Denny, a postal official for the Post Office, and Gertrude Sarah Denny (nee Soar), of 8, Rosebery Road, Ipswich.

Doris and Alfred had one daughter:

Mary Magdalen Peggy Iddoles, 1917, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Doris G. Iddoles – widow – for Mary Magdalen Peggy Iddoles – child.



Royal Fusiliers, 4th Battalion:

Royal Fusiliers, 4th Battalion






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