Born: 18th September 1888, All Saints, Ipswich.

Died: 1st September 1915; age 27; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 21st September 1914.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 7995

Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War, 1914 Star & Clasp.


Grave Reference:


La Brique Military Cemetery, No 2.






1891  16, Beaconsfield Road, Ipswich.


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

Charles Warden, 30, a Bricklayer, born Ipswich.

Mary Ann Warden (nee Jacobs), 25, born Sproughton.

Ada Sarah Warden, 8, born Ipswich.

Charles John Warden, 17, born Ipswich.

Frederick William Warden, 16, born Ipswich.

Ernest Warden, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   2, Cranfield Cottages, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 13 years old and living with his parents, siblings & niece.

Charles, 42, a Bricklayer.

Mary, 37.

Ada, 19.

Charles, 17, a Bricklayers Labourer.

Frederick, 16, an Apprentice to  Bricklayer.

Ernest, 12.

Gertrude Elizabeth Warden, 9, born Ipswich.

Gladys Florence Warden, 2, born Ipswich.

Florence Mabel Warden, 5 months, born Ipswich.


1911   29, Victoria Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 22 years old, a General Labourer. He was married and Head of the Household.




In 1910, Ipswich, Arthur married, Ellen Maud Lyas, born 1891, Ipswich. They had 1 daughter:

Elizabeth Annie Rose Warden, born November 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen M. Warden – widow.


Arthur is also remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, war memorial. Now sited at The Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk.



 York & Lancaster Regiment, 2nd Battalion

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