Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1888, Great Blakenham, Suffolk.
Died: 30th November 1917; age 29; KiA.
Residence: 253, Bramford Road, Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 25th July 1915 – France.
Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 139470

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 178th Tunnelling Coy.
Formerly 14513, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

Grave Reference:
Panel 8 & 162.
Tyne Cot Memorial,



1891   Cottage, Great Blakenham, Suffolk.

Arthur was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
George Arthur Bloomfield, 26, a Coal Labourer, born Claydon, Suffolk.
Elizabeth Mary Ann Bloomfield (nee Mills), 25, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.
(Annie) Anna Bloomfield, 6, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.
Walter William Bloomfield, 4, born Great Blakenham.
Lilian Bloomfield, 1, born Great Blakenham.

1901   Park Green, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

Arthur was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
George, 37, an Agricultural Labourer.
Elizabeth, 36.
Annie, 16.
Walter, 14.
Lilian, 11.
George Bloomfield, 9, born Great Blakenham.
Rosanna Bloomfield, 8, born Great Blakenham.
Ernest Edward Bloomfield, 5, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.
Dora Bloomfield, 3, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.
Elizabeth Bloomfield, 1, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.
Sidney Bloomfield, 1 month, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

1911   Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

Arthur was 23 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
George, 44, a Farm Labourer.
Elizabeth, 46.
George, 19, a Carpenter.
Rosanna, 18.
Ernest, 15, a Farm Labourer.
Dora, 13.
Elizabeth, 11.
Sidney, 9.

Royal Engineers, 178th Tunnelling Coy:

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