Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1893, Walton, Suffolk.

Died: 15th December 1918; age 25; died of Influenza and Broncho – Pneumonia, at the Military Hospital, Thetford, Norfolk.

Informant: Eliza Arnold – mother, of Mount Street, Ipswich.

Residence: 35, Mount Street, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: TR/5/90751

Regiment: Training Reserve, 7th Battalion transferred to (433973) 428th Agricultural Coy, Labour Corps.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry & Eliza Arnold, of 35, Mount Street, Ipswich.




1901   78, Albion Street, Ipswich.


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

Henry Arnold, 39, a Service Layer – Gas Works, born Ipswich.

Eliza Arnold (nee Ramsey), 38, born Ipswich.

Edward Henry Arnold, 12, born Ipswich.

Mabel Maud Arnold, 11, born Ipswich.

Bertram Walton Arnold, 10, born Walton, Suffolk.

Elsie Lily Arnold, 6, born Ipswich.

Hilda Florence V. Arnold, 4, born Wivenhoe, Essex.

Arthur Arnold, 2, born Wivenhoe.


1911   34, Mount Street, Ipswich.


Ernest was 18 years old, a Dealer General. He was living with his parents, siblings + nephew.

Henry, 49, a Service Layer – Ipswich Gas Light Company.

Eliza, 48.

Edward, 22, a General Labourer.

Mabel, 21, an Almond Bleacher.

Bertram, 20, Militia.

Hilda, 14.

Arthur, 12.

William Noah B. Arnold, 2, born Ipswich.


Mr. A. Wrinch

In February 1902, Henry Arnold, a labourer, of Albion Street, Ipswich, was summoned before Mr. Alfred Wrinch (chairman), Mr. John May, Mr. R.M. Miller, Col. J.H. Josselyn, Mr. H.M. Jackaman, and Mr. S.R. Anness, charged with neglect to send his children to school. He was fined 2s. 6d.

In June and July 1902, a commitment order was ordered by Colonel J.H. Josselyn (chairman), S.R. Anness, W.O. White, and George Hines, Esqrs., in the case of Henry Arnold, a labourer, of 78, Albion Street, for unpaid fines for not sending his children to school. Fine 7s. 6d.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza Arnold – mother.


Ernest is also remembered on the handwritten war memorial at The Mission Free Church, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.



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