Born: 9th April 1895, Norton Subcourse, Norfolk.

Baptised: 30th June 1895, Norton Subcourse.

Died: 15th June 1918; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number:55605

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers, 11th Battalion.

Formerly 52254, Royal West Surrey Regiment; and 74272, Labour Corps.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Plot 2. Row E. Grave 7.

Magaboschi British Grave Cemetery,







1901   Duke William Yard, Redenhall with Harleston, Norfolk.


Archibald was 5 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Albert Rumbsy, 30, a Butcher, born Loddon, Norfolk.

Sally Edwards Rumsby (nee Cracknell), 33, born Thurlton, Norfolk.

James Albert Rumsby, 7, born Norton Subcourse.

Samuel Nelson Rumsby, 1, born Harleston, Norfolk.


1911   100, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Archibald was 15 years old, a Hairdresser. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Albert, 39, a Butcher’s Manager – Co-Operative Society.

Sally, 44.

James, 17, a Butcher’s Journeyman.

Nelson, 11.

Richard Sidney Rumsby, 9, born Harleston.

Lily Elizabeth M. Rumsby, 8, born Harleston.

Alice Martha Rumsby, 5, born Ipswich.


In 1916, Ipswich Archibald married Elsie Eliza Brinkley, 1896, Ipswich.

Archibald is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church memorial, Ipswich.

Northumberland Fusiliers, 11th Battalion

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