ARTHUR JOHN PIPE

 

Born: 1893, St. John’s, Ipswich.

Died: 30th November 1918; age: 25; died of Pneumonia at No. 4 General Hospital, France.

 

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 876308.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 48th Brigade.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

LI.E.9.

Etaples Military Cemetery,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of E.E. Pipe, of 44, Croxton Road, Thetford, Norfolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   87, Kemball Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 7 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Ezra Pipe, 32, a Grocer’s Warehouseman, born Otley, Suffolk.

Lucy Pipe (nee Wilding), 30, born Barking, Suffolk.

Florence Elizabeth Pipe, 10, born London S.E.

Gertrude Adelaide Pipe, 2, born St. John’s, Ipswich.

 

1911   53, Kemball Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 17 years old, a Milkman Salesman. He was living with his parents & sisters.

Ezra, 44, a Bottle Washer – Wine & Spirit Merchants.

Lucy, 41.

Gertie, 12.

Elsie Eliza Pipe, 10, born St. John’s, Ipswich.

 

In 1917, Bedingfield, Suffolk, Arthur married, Elizabeth Emma Elliott, born 1895, Bedingfield, Suffolk.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth E. Pipe – widow.

 

Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich and on his sister Gertrude’s headstone at Ipswich Old Cemetery, Section O, who died January 1921, aged 22.

 

Royal Field Artillery, ‘C’ Battery, 48th Brigade

 

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