SUFFOLK CHRONICLE AND MERCURY, Friday, 18th October, 1918.
The funeral of Pte. Augustus F. Rufford, Royal Irish Fusiliers, who died on the 10th, at Tooting Military Hospital, London, S.W., from wounds received in action, took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Ipswich Cemetery. The remains were brought from London to the deceased’s residence, 180, Foxhall Road, Ipswich, from which place they were conveyed to the cemetery on a gun-carriage drawn by six black horses, furnished by the 204th Battery, R.F.A., by kind permission of Major Williams, the officer commanding. The deceased was buried in the Field of Honour with full military honours, the firing party, bearers, and buglers, under Lieut. Walton, being supplied by the Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. Basil C. Pownall, of Holy Trinity. In addition to those from family, floral tributes were sent by the Ipswich Co=operative Society, the employees at Foxhall Road Branch, and the Ipswich Women’s Guild.