Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury 1917.

Born: 1889, Weybread, Suffolk

Died: 9th August 1917; age 28; KiA

Residence: 30, Beck Street, Ipswich.

Employed: at Mr. Carr’s Bootmakers, St. Margaret’s Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 28281

Regiment; Essex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.



Memorial Reference:

Bay 7.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relative Notified & Address: Son of the late Harry & Phoebe Aldous; husband of Susan Louisa Catherine Aldous, of 30, Beck Street, Ipswich.




1889   Street, Weybread, Suffolk.


Harry was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Harry Aldous, 32, a Blacksmith, born Stadbroke, Suffolk.

Phoebe Aldous (nee Girling), 31, born Syleham, Suffolk.

May Aldous, 9, born Weybread, Suffolk.

Ida Florence Aldous, 7, born Weybread.

Albert Edward Aldous, 4, born Weybread.


1901  Street, Weybread, Suffolk.


Harry was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Harry, 42, a Blacksmith.

Phoebe, 41.

Ida, 17.

Albert, 14.

Dennis Aldous, 6, born Weybread.

1 lodger.


1911   Weybread, Suffolk.


Harry was 22 years old, a Shop Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Harry, 52, a Blacksmith – own account.

Phoebe, 52.

Ida, 27.

Albert, 24, a Smith Assistant.

Dennis, 16, a Wheelwright.


On the 5th July 1913, at All Saint’s Church, East Hanningfield, Essex, Harry married Susan Louisa Catherine Barnard, a kitchen maid, of East Hanningfield, Essex, born September 1889, London– daughter of William Frederick Barnard and Amelia Louisa Barnard (nee Gibbs), of London.

Susan and Harry had one son:

Horace William Aldous, born November 1915, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Susan L.C. Aldous – widow.


Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.




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