Born: 1886, Ipswich.

Died: 10th January 1916; age 30; died of Addison’s Disease at the Temporary No. 1 Military Hospital, Reading, Berkshire.

Informant: J.L. Joyce – Acting Resident Officer, of the Temporary No. 1 Military Hospital, Reading.

Residence: 117, Rectory Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 3463.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich Old Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Louise Fenhey (formerly Harding), of 117, Rectory Road, Ipswich & the late James Harding.




1891   7, Rectory Road, Ipswich.


William was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Harding, 41, a Miller’s Carter, born Wilby, Suffolk.

Louisa Harding (nee Leggett), 32, born Wickham Skeith, Suffolk.

Harvey Harding, 10, born Stutton, Suffolk.

Alice Harding, 9, born Stutton.

Frank Harding, 6, born Ipswich.


1911   117, Rectory Road, Ipswich.


William was 24 years old, a Grinder – Sugar Mill. he was living with his parents & brother.

James, 62, Formerly a Miller’s Carter – Invalid.

Louisa, 53.

Frank, 26, a Railway Labourer.


Soldiers’ Effects to James & Louisa Harding – parents.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary at Stoke Church, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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