Born: 1892, Ipswich.
Died: 25th November 1914; age 22; Died as a German Prisoner of War.
Residence: 32, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.
Body exhumed in 1923 from the PoW plot – Bielefeld Cemetery, identified by a cross on grave, and reburied.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 8311
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Bugg, of 32, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Brother to FREDERICK THOMAS BUGG.
1901 32, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Arthur was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Henry W. Bugg, 40, a Corn Miller’s Labourer, born Burgh, Suffolk.
Annie Elizabeth Bugg (nee East), 39, born Ipswich.
Henry Walter Bugg, 16, a General Errand Boy, born Ipswich.
Bessie Elizabeth Bugg, 14, a Tailoress, born Ipswich.
Edith May Bugg, 11, born Ipswich.
Frederick Thomas Bugg, 6, born Ipswich.
Frank Walter Bugg, 3, born Ipswich.
Percy Oliver Bugg, 1, born Ipswich.
1911 32, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Arthur was 18 years old, a Foundry Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Harry, 50, a Mill Labourer.
Edith, 21, a Factory Hand.
Fred, 16, a Butcher.
Frank, 13, a Butcher.
Sidney Charles Bugg, 7, born Ipswich.
Arthur’s brother Sidney Charles Bugg, died in the Second World War. A Japanese PoW at Songkurai No. 2 Camp. He had worked on the Thailand – Burma Railway. Sidney died from Cholera on the 30th May 1943, aged 40. He was a Private, service number 5828171, of the 4th battalion of the Suffolk Regiment. After the war he was laid to rest at Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar.
Soldiers’ Effects to Henry W. Bugg – father.
Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion: