Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd November 1916; age 25; PoW – Died of Wounds received in action on the 23rd – at the “Wurtt Reserve Feldiz”

Residence: 52, Beck Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: Messrs. F. Fish and Son, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 28283

Regiment: Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


The original grave was found at the Marquion German Cemetery, grave 30, by the Etat Civil Francais. The body was exhumed in August 1920, identified by a standard cross on the grave and clothing before reburial at the Honourable Artillery Company Cemetery.


Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 41.

Honourable Artillery Company Cemetery,


Pas de Calais,





1901   52, Beck Street, Ipswich.


William was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Harry Edward Tydeman, 44, a Carpenter; born Stonham Aspall, Suffolk.

Kate Tydeman (nee Welham), 42; born Buxhall, Suffolk.

Christopher John Tydeman, 15, born Ipswich.

Jessie May Tydeman, 7, born Ipswich.

Elsie Esther Tydeman, 5, born Ipswich.

Ada Edith Tyndman, 4, born Ipswich.

Ellen Winifred Tydeman, 3, born Ipswich.


1911   52, Beck Street, Ipswich.


William was 20 years old, a Draper’s Porter. He was living with his parents & siblings + nephew.

Harry, 54, a Carpenter.

Kate, 51.

John, 26, a Soldier in the Army.

Jessie, 17, a Day Girl.

Elsie, 15.

Ada, 14.

Ellen, 13.

Mabel May Tydeman, 9, born Ipswich.

Albert Edward Tydeman, 5, born London, Middlesex.


Soldiers’ Effects to Kate Tydeman – mother and later to Elsie E. Tydeman – sister.


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



Essex Regiment, 13th Battalion

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