Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 18th June 1916; age 21; Died of Wounds received the previous day at No. 33 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 12, White Elm Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 1406

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st/4th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Bethune Town Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Eldest son of Robert William & Emma Madder, of 12, White Elm Street, Ipswich.




1901   13, Albion Place, Ipswich.


William was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert William Madder, 37, a General Labourer, born Ipswich.

Emma Madder (nee Spall), 30, born Hollesley, Suffolk.

Gertrude Emma Madder, 10, born Ipswich.

Rose Eliza Madder, 8, born Ipswich.

Stanley George Madder, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1911   12, White Elm Street, Ipswich.


William was 16 years old, a Foundry Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 47, a Gas Work Labourer.

Emma, 40.

Gertrude, 20, a Domestic Servant.

Stanley, 10.

Ellen Elizabeth Madder, 8, born Ipswich.

Cecil Robert Madder, 6, born Ipswich.

Harold Rueben Madder, 4, born Ipswich.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Congregational Church and at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.


Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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