Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph


Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 10th November 1918; age 20; died of Influenza at Blackpool Sanatorium, Lancashire. Arthur’s father George Brill was present at the death.

Residence: 184, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Grocer’s Assistant.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 435644

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 1st South Midland Field Ambulance.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. G. Brill & Mrs A. Brill, of 184, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.




1901   497, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Brill, 30, a Painter – House, born Ipswich.

Annie Briil (nee Keene), 30, born Staines, Middlesex.

William George Brill, 12, born Ipswich.

Lilian Annie Brill, 9, born Ipswich.

George Edward Samuel Brill, 6, born Ipswich.

Frederick Thomas Brill, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1911   34, Grey Friars Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George, 41, a Painter & Decorator.

Annie, 42.

William, 23, a Chauffeur.

Lilian, 19, a Factory Hand.

George, 17, a General Labourer – out of work.

Frederick, 10.

Samuel John Brill, 8, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.


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


The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is part of the British Army providing medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. Together with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, the Royal Army Dental Corps and Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, the RAMC forms the British Army’s essential Army Medical Services. In combat the men followed the troops over the top into no man’s land suffering losses of 743 officers and 6130 soldiers killed, while delivering medical care to wounded exposed to enemy fire.


Royal Army Medical Corps:


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