Image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper.


Born: 1882, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Died: 8th July 1916; age 34; General Paralysis over 1 year, 7 months and 4 days, at the Borough Asylum, Ipswich.

No Post Mortem needed.

Formerly of the Military Hospital, Maghull, West Lancashire

Occupation: General Labourer.


Rank: Driver/Cook; Service Number: T/26068

Regiment: Army Service Corps.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Roberts, of 31, East Street, Ipswich.




1891   7, Regent Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur William Roberts, 35, a Shoemaker, born Ipswich.

Henrietta Alice Winters Roberts (nee Meaden), 34, born Devizes, Wiltshire.

Alice Maud Mary Roberts, 11, born Ipswich.

Clara Martha Roberts, 7, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Annie V. Roberts, 5, born Ipswich.

May Frances Roberts, 3, born Ipswich.

Henry Orford Roberts, 1 month, born Ipswich.


1901   Hilsea Barracks, Cosham, Hampshire.


Arthur was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Driver for the Royal Field Artillery.




Arthur was 29 years old, a Labourer – G.E.Railway. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur, 56, a Bootmaker – own account.

Henrietta, 54.

Clara, 27, a Corset Maker – Corset Factory.

Beatrice, 25, a Tailoress – Factory.

Ernest Roberts, 18, a Beer Bottler – Brewery, born Ipswich.

Army Service Corps


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