Image from 1918 Suffolk Chronical & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 5th September 1918; age: 29; KiA.

Employed: Mr. T. Callander, a Grocer, of Brook Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: January 1915.

Service: Went to France in March, 1917.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 200838.

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st/1st Battalion.

Formerly 3123, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension,




Nephew & step son to WILLIAM HARDWICK and step brother to STANLEY WILLIAM HARDWICK.




1901   6, The Terrace, Willesden, Middlesex.


Arthur was 3 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Arthur James Hardwick, 27, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.

Bessie Francis Hardwick (nee Pearson), 24, born Ipswich.

Margaret Esther Emily Hardwick, 4, born Ipswich.

May Bessie E. Hardwick, 2, born Ipswich.

Lily Florence Hardwick, 2 months, born Willesden, Middlesex.


Between the years 1901 – 1904 Arthur’s father Arthur James Hardwick and his sisters Margaret, May & Lily died. In 1902, at Holy Trinity, Kilburn, his mother Bessie married her late husband’s brother, William Hardwick.


1911   7, Alverstone Road, Manor Park, Essex.


Arthur was 14 years old and living with his mother, uncle/step father & step siblings.

William Hardwick, 33, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

Bessie, 34.

Bessie Florence Hardwick, 8, born Ipswich.

Ethel Maud Hardwick, 6, born Ipswich.

Stanley William Hardwick, 5, born Ipswich.

William Edward Hardwick, 3, born Ipswich.

Dorothy May Hardwick, 2, born Ipswich.


Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st/1st Battalion:

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