Born: 1888, Ipswich.

Died: 14th December 1918 – age: 30; Died at No. 40 General Hospital, Salonika, Bulgaria.

Date of Entry Therein: 9th October 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: S/7832

Regiment: Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 41st Ordnance Mobile Workshops.


Grave Reference:


Sofia War Cemetery,





1891   163, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 2 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Herbert George Bloomfield, 24, an Engine Fitter, born Ipswich.

Laura Goodall Bloomfield (nee Gooding), 23, born Ipswich.

Florence Beatrice Laure Bloomfield, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   80, Newton Road, Ipswich.


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

Herbert, 34, an Engine Fitter.

Laura, 33.

Florence, 11.

Rosa Alice Bloomfield, 10, born Ipswich.

Isaac Curtis Bloomfield, 8, born Ipswich.


1911   41, Roseberry Road, Ipswich.


Herbert was 22 years old, an Iron Machinist – Engineering Works. He was married & Head of the Household.

Lily, 23.

Hilda, 10 months.


In 1909, Ipswich, Herbert married Lily Maud Burrows, born 1887, Creeting St. Peter, Suffolk. They had 5 children:

Hilda May Bloomfield, born 1910, Ipswich.

Arthur George Bloomfield, born January 1912, Ipswich.

Winifred D. Bloomfield, born 1913, Ipswich.

Herbert Bloomfield, born April 1915, Ipswich.

Stanley J. Bloomfield, born 1916, Ipswich.

Ethel M. Bloomfield, born 1918, Ipswich.

Herbert is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.

Royal Army Ordnance Corps, 41st Ordnance Mobile Workshops: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/army-ordnance-corps/


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