Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 12th March 1915; age 24; KiA at the battle of Neuve Chapelle

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 2368

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Guards Cemetery,

Windy Corner,







1901   76, Wallace Road, Ipswich.


Arthur was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur James Jacobs, 37, a Sawmill Machinist, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Alice Jacobs (nee Baker), 37, born Benhall, Suffolk.

Alan James Jacobs, 14, born Ipswich.

Herbert George Jacobs, 13, born Ipswich.

Lilian Ada Jacobs, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   Coes Cottages, 6, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


Arthur was 19 years old and living with his father, siblings & step mother.

Arthur, 48, a Wood Machinist Planer.

Emily Emma Jacobs (nee Smith), 44, born Woolwich, Kent.

Herbert, 23, a General Labourer Quay – Corn Merchant.

Lilian, 11.


Arthur’s mother Alice Jacobs, died 1904, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Arthur James Jacobs – father.


Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


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