ARTHUR JOSEPH TWAITS

Born: 1897, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd January 1916; age: 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9423.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

I.B.12.

Spoilbank Cemetery,

Ypres,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Nephew of Mrs L.A. Squirrell, of 19, Milton Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Back of Albion Hill, Gothic Cottages, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 4 years old and living with his paternal grandparents & uncle.

Samuel Twaits, 79, a Shoe Maker – own account, born Belstead, Suffolk.

Ellen Twaits, 72, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Edgar Twaits, 27, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

 

1911   19, Milton Street, St. John’s, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 14 years old, a Blacksmith Striker – Smith’s Shop – Iron Foundry. He and his grandmother were living with his paternal aunt and cousins.

Lydia Squirrell, 49, born Ipswich.

Ernest Squirrell, 22, a Blacksmith Striker – Smith’s Shop – Iron Foundry, born Ipswich.

Frederick Squirrell, 14, an Errand Boy – Wine & Spirit, born Ipswich.

Stanley Squirrell, 11, born Ipswich.

Grace Squirrell, 8, born Ipswich.

Spencer Squirrell, 7, born Ipswich.

Lydia Ruby Squirrell, 4, born Ipswich.

Ellen Twaits, 82.

 

Arthur’s grandfather, Samuel Twaits, died 1906, Ipswich. His grandmother, Ellen Twaits, died 1915, Ipswich.

Arthur is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

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