Born: 1880, Bredfield, Suffolk.

Died: 28th December 1916; age 36; Died of Wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 12, Myrtle Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 20283.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Varennes Military Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Brother of Mr Frederick Dowsing, of Myrtle Road, Ipswich.




1891   Ufford Road, Bredfield, Suffolk.


Arthur was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Dowsing, 43, an Agricultural Labourer, born Bredfield, Suffolk.

Ellen Hannah Dowsing (nee Goodwyn), 41, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

Frederick Dennis Dowsing, 22, an Agricultural Labourer, born Bredfield.

John Goodwyn Dowsing, 15, an Agricultural Labourer, born Bredfield.

Edith Dowsing, 11, born Bredfield.

Ellen Dowsing, 7, born Bredfield.

George Dowsing, 5, born Bredfield.

Rosa Dowsing, 3, born Bredfield.

Lilly May Dowsing, 1, born Bredfield.


1901   Bredfield, Suffolk.


Arthur was 19 years old, a Brick Carter to Contractor. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 54, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Ellen, 50.

George, 15, a Stockman on Farm.

Rosa, 13.


1911   12, Myrtle Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 29 years old, a Carmen – Contactors Carriers. He was living with his brother & his family.

Frederick, 42, a Carmen – Contractors Carriers.

Ellen, 32.

Florence, 9.

Lilian, 6.

Dennis, 4.


Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick D. Dowsing – brother.


Probate to Frederick Dennis Dowsing – brother, a transport worker.

 Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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