image from 1918 Suffolk Chronical and Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1881, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd August 1918; age 37; Died of Wounds. Served 3 years & 11 months.

Residence: 20, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.

Employed: Messrs. Cranfield.

Enlistment Place: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 22nd December 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: G/78976

Regiment: Queen’s Regiment (Royal West Surrey), 1st/24th Battalion.

Formerly R.A.S.C. 015530.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Bray Vale British Cemetery,







1891   1, Albert Court, Albert Street, Ipswich.


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

Arthur William Pooley, 30, a Baker, born Ipswich.

Rosina Pooley (nee Farrow), 31, born Crowfield, Suffolk.

Mabel Florence Pooley, 7, born Ipswich.

Ethel Maud Pooley, 5, born Ipswich.

Ernest Henry Pooley, 2, born Ipswich.


1901   9, Turret lane, Ipswich.


Arthur was 19 years old, a Journeyman Breadmaker. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Rosina, 40.

Mabel, 17, a Machinist for a Tailor.

Ethel, 14, a Box Maker.

Ernest, 12.

Laura Louisa Pooley, 8, born Ipswich.

Lucy Mary Pooley, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   70, Hervey Street, Ipswich.


Arthur was 29 years old, a Warehouseman at a Flour Mill. He was married and Head of the Household.

Clara 29.


In 1910, Ipswich, Arthur married Clara Jane Mason, 1880, Norwich, Norfolk.


Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at Dance East, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich. Formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill.



Queen’s Regiment (Royal West Surrey), 1st/24th Battalion



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