Arthur Douglas Aldridge1

M, #2819, b. Mar 1914, d. 20 Feb 1951
     Copyright © 1998- by Suzie Morley

The material on this website is subject to copyright. These narratives are my creative work product and are copyrighted. You may copy them for your personal use, but please respect my copyright and do not republish them in any form, including copying them to your tree on Ancestry or elsewhere, unless you have obtained written permission from me.

Many of the images are also copyrighted, and may not be copied without the consent of the copyright holders.
FatherArthur James Aldridge b. between 31 Mar 1881 and 30 Mar 1883
MotherEva Mary Gooding b. 15 Jan 1890, d. 24 Oct 1953
     Arthur Douglas Aldridge also went by the name of Doug Aldridge.2 He was born between 21 Feb 1913 and 19 Feb 1915.3 He was born on 10 Dec 1913.4 His birth was registered in the Mar 1914 quarter in the Stow S registration district.5 He was the son of Arthur James Aldridge and Eva Mary Gooding. As of 15 Oct 1938, Arthur Douglas Aldridge lived at Hill House, Debenham, Suffolk, England.1 The marriage of Arthur Douglas Aldridge and Sheila Mary Milward was registered in the Jun 1939 quarter in the Bury St. Edmunds registration district.6 As of 7 May 1945, Arthur Douglas Aldridge and Sheila Mary Milward lived at Holmland, Debenham, Suffolk, England.7 Arthur Douglas Aldridge died on 20 Feb 1951 in Post Office Stores, Wortham, Suffolk, England, at age 36.8 As of 20 Feb 1951, Arthur Douglas Aldridge and Sheila Mary Milward lived at Post Office Stores, Wortham, Suffolk, England.8 Arthur Douglas Aldridge was buried on 23 Feb 1951 in St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England.9 As of 23 Feb 1951, Arthur Douglas Aldridge lived at The Post Office, Wortham, Suffolk, England.9 Arthur's death was registered in the Mar 1951 quarter in the Hartismere registration district.3 His estate was probated on 2 Jun 1951; Effects £1559 13s. 2d.8

Children of Arthur Douglas Aldridge and Sheila Mary Milward

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
29 Sep 1939Walter Charles BaldryArthur Douglas Aldridge was listed as a member of the household of Walter Charles Baldry in the 1939 Register in "Holmland", Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Percy G Critten, Vera M Bolton and Sheila Mary Milward.4

Military History

  • Between 1940 and 1945 Arthur Douglas Aldridge was a Corporal in Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Unit, in the Debenham Patrol.2

Occupation

DateOccupation
29 Sep 1939Farm Manager4
Last Edited=20 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S229] Unknown record type for unknown location, 1938/39 (Suffolk Record Office, 170/114) "unknown cd."
  2. [S282] Evelyn Simak & Adrian Pye, Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk (n.p.: Lavenham Press Limited, 2013). Hereinafter cited as Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk.
  3. [S17] General Record Office Indexes to Deaths, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Mar 1951 Hartismere 4b 1176."
  4. [S624] Unknown record type for unknown location, 29th September, 1939 (The National Archives, RG 101) "TXFN Gipping R. D. 209/1 Schedule 120."
  5. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Mar 1914 Stow S 4a 1797."
  6. [S12] General Record Office Indexes to Marriages, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Jun 1939 Bury St. E 4a 2997."
  7. [S288] Unknown compiler, compiler, East Suffolk Woodbridge Division, Register Of Electors - May 1945 (n.p.: n.pub., May 1945), Parish of Debenham, Civilian Residence Register. Hereinafter cited as Register Of Electors - May 1945.
  8. [S489] Probate of Arthur Douglas Aldridge of unknown location, proved in the Ipswich Probate Court, 2nd June, 1951 (Probate Registry).
  9. [S34] Microfilm of the Burials of St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number) "unknown cd."
  10. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Jun 1942 Gipping 4a 1903."