Born: 1881, Palgrave, Suffolk.

Died: 26th June 1917; age 36; KiA.

Residence: Finchley Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Bricklayer.

Enlistment Location: Bury-St.-Edmunds, Suffolk.


Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 41408

Regiment: Royal Irish Rifles, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 7484, Norfolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

  1. B. 16.

Derry House Cemetery No. 2,




Relatives Notified and Address: Husband of Mrs. E. M. M. Harold, of 1, Finchley Road, Ipswich.




1881   St, John’s Road, Palgrave, Suffolk.


Arthur was 1 month old and living with his parents & brother.

Harry Harold, 30, a Stone Mason’s Labourer; born Thrandeston, Suffolk.

Louisa Harold (nee Francis), 27; born Dover Castle, Kent.

Harry Francis Harold, 1, born Palgrave.


1891   Eye Road, Palgrave, Suffolk.


Arthur was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Harry, 40, a Gardener.

Louisa, 37.

Harry, 11.

Annie Jane Harold, 7, born Palgrave.

Charles Edward Harold, 4, born Palgrave.

Robert E. Harold, 1, born Palgrave.


1901   29, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 20 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Harry, 50, a Stone Mason’s Labourer.

Louisa, 47.

Annie, 17, a Mother’s Help.

Charles, 14, works in a factory.

Robert, 11.


1911   5, Potter’s Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 30 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was married and was Head of the Household.

Edith, 29.

Richard, 2.


Arthur’s father, Harry Harold died in June 1907, at 6, Finchley Road, Ipswich.


In 1906, Ipswich, Arthur Henry Harold married, Edith Maud Millicent Whalebone, born 1882, Ipswich.

Edith and Arthur had five children:

Edith May Harold, born 1907, Ipswich – died 26th July 1907, at 6, Finchley Road, Ipswich, aged 10 weeks.

Richard Arthur Harold, born November 1908, Ipswich.

Alfred George Harold, born June 1911, Ipswich.

Harold Reginald Harold, born February 1914, Ipswich.

Raymond L. Harold, born 1916, Ipswich – died 1919, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Edith M. M. Tye – widow.


Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.



 Royal Irish Rifles, 9th Battalion:



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