Born: 1903, Icklingham, Suffolk.

Died: 26th September 1944; age: 41.

Residence: 196, Britannia Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 14240869.

Regiment: Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich New Cemetery.



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter & Bessie Rann; husband of Kathleen Nellie Ranns, of Ipswich.




1911   Canada Farm, Icklingham, Suffolk.


Charles was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Louis Ranns, 40, a House Keeper – Farm, born Cavenham, Suffolk.

Bessie Ranns (nee Flack), 43, born Lakenheath, Suffolk.

Walter Sydney Ranns, 15, a Farm Labourer, born Eriswell, Suffolk.

George Ranns, 13, a Farm Labourer, born Eriswell.

Jessie Maud Ranns, 12, born Eriswell.

Hilda Mary Ranns, 9, born Eriswell.

Fred Ranns, born Icklingham.


In 1930, Ipswich, Charles married Kathleen Nellie Thorpe, born February 1902, Thetford, Norfolk. They had 2 children.


Probate to Kathleen Nellie Ranns – widow.

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