EDWARD THOMAS RUFFLE

 

 

Born: 1886, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Died: 2nd October 1915; age 29; Died of Wounds received at Hill 60 – Norwich Military Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk.

Enlistment Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 6545

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War and the 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

BA.1.53.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

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Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Ellen Ruffle; husband of Elsie May Ruffle of Ideal Dwellings, Bramford, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   20, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.

 

Edward was 4 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

James Ruffle, 34, a Labourer – Foundry, born Great Coggleshall, Essex.

Ellen Ruffle (nee Smith), 32, born Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk.

Annie Elizabeth Ruffle, 7, born St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

William James Ruffle, 2, born St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Minnie Kate Wade, 18, born Great Coggleshall, Essex.

 

1901   20, Great Whip Street, Ipswich.

 

Edward was 14 year sold, a Messenger Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.

James, 44, an Iron Foundry Labourer.

Ellen, 42.

Annie, 17, a Dressmaker.

William, 12.

Frederick Sharman Ruffle, 4, born St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

 

1911   38, Vernon Street, Ipswich.

 

Edward was 24 years old, a Baker & Confectioner. He was living with his parents, siblings & nephew & neice.

James, 54, an Iron Foundry Labourer.

Ellen, 52.

Frederick, 14, an Apprentice – Uphostering.

Annie Oxborrow, 27.

Reginald Frank Oxborrow, 2, born Great Holland, Essex.

Elsie May Oxborrow, 1, born Lower Kirby, Essex.

 

In 1912, Ipswich, Edward married Elsie May Read, born July 1891, Kirton, Suffolk. They had 1 daughter:

Marjorie E. Ruffle, born 1912, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

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Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

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