Born: 29th July 1916, Ipswich.

Died: 13th October 1944; age: 28; died of Tropical Malaria, as a Japanese PoW, at Taiwan.

Date of Capture: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.

Residence: 37, Shafto Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Private: Service Number: 5831074.

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Grave Reference:


Sai Wan War Cemetery,

Chai Wan,

China (including Hong Kong).

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Mary Elizabeth Bardwell, of Ipswich.

Father: William Henry Bardwell, born July 1873, Ipswich.

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Bardwell (nee Revell), born February 1885, Huntingfield, Suffolk.


Archibald was a Domestic Worker and living with his parents & siblings at their family home – 37, Shafto Road, Ipswich.

William, a Wood Machinist.

Mary, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Henry W. Bardwell, a Motor Driver, born April 1914, Ipswich.

Arthur Foster Bardwell, born July 1926, Ipswich.

Gwendoline M. Bardwell, born 1928, Ipswich.

Eric H. Bardwell, born 1930, Ipswich.

One Comment

  • You were my great, great uncle. The brother to my grandfather. Thank you for your service Uncle Archie. Your fate was horrible but your cause was great.
    Bill Judge
    Arizona, USA
    May 18, 2021


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