Bertie is remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.
Born: 1894, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Died: 13th October 1915; age 21; KiA.
Residence: 47, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 9376.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Panel 37 & 38.
Pas de Calais,
Brother to ARTHUR HENRY BLOOMFIELD.
1901 Baron Street, Clerkenwell, London.
Bertie was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Josiah Wilson Bloomfield, 37, a Foreman – Cigar Dept., born Ipswich.
Mary Bloomfield (nee Brown), 34, born Trinity, Ipswich.
Arthur Henry Bloomfield, 13, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Ethel Bloomfield, 11, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Stanley Bloomfield, 9, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Elsie May Bloomfield, 2, born St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.
Hilda Victoria Bloomfield, 2 months, born Clerkenwell, London.
1911 47, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Bertie was 17 years old, an Errand Boy – Linen Drapers. He was living with his mother,
siblings, & step brother.
Mary Jerman, 44.
Arthur, 23, a Gas Fitter – General Engineers
Stanley, 19, a Shipbuilding Apprentice.
Bertie, 17, an Errand Boy – Linen Drapers.
Clifford Charles Jerman, 3, born St. Helen’s, Ipswich.
Arthur’s father, Josiah Wilson Bloomfield died 1905, Shoreditch, London.
Soldiers’ Effects to Mary Bloomfield – mother.