Laid to rest at the Field of Honour



Born: 17th June 1889, St. Aldgate, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

Baptised: 10th July 1889, at St. Aldgate, Oxford. Parents: Mary Ann & Richard Edward Tebby, a Cab Driver. Address: 5, Pipemakers Yard, Oxford.

Died: 18th August 1915; age: 26; of Pulmonary Tuberculosis & Cerebral Embolism at the East Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich. His father Richard was at his bedside.

Residence: 23, Gordon Street, New Hinksey, Oxfordshire.

Occupation: a Builder’s Labourer.

Enlistment Location: Oxford.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th August 1914.


Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/30797.

Regiment: Army Service Corps, attached 1st Field Ambulance.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,





1891   2, Hall’s Passage, St. Aldgate, Oxford, Oxfordshire.


James was a year old and living with his parents & brother.

Richard Edward Tebby, 27, a General Labourer, born St. Aldgate, Oxford.

Mary Ann Tebby (nee Bannister), 27, a Charwoman, born Launton, Oxfordshire.

Edward George Tebby, 5, born St. Aldgate, Oxford.


Living at No. 3, Hall’s Passage was Annie Ward & her children.


1901   39, Luke Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire.


James was 11 years old and living with his father & brother, step mother & step siblings.

Richard, 40, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Annie Tebby (nee Ward), 50, born Ernsham, Oxfordshire.

Edward, 15, a Page Boy.

Alice Carter Ward, 22, a Machinist, born St. Aldgate, Oxford.

Walter Charles C. Ward, 18, a Butcher, born St. Aldgate, Oxford.

Annie Ward, 16, a Domestic Servant, born St. Aldgate, Oxford.


1911   23, Gordon Street, New Hinksey, Oxford, Oxfordshire.


James was 20 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Builder. He was living with his father, step mother & widowed step brother.

Richard, 52, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Builder.

Annie, 57.

Walter, 28, a Bookseller’s Packer – Bookseller.


James’s mother, Mary Ann Tebby, died 1896, Oxford.


Soldiers’ Effects to Richard Tubby – father.

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