HARRY RAVEN

 

 

Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 20th July 1916; age 18; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2407

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A,

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Raven, of 48, Ashley Street, Stoke, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   4, Albert Cottages, Rope Walk, Ipswich.

 

Harry was 2 years old and living with his widowed father, siblings & paternal aunt.

William Raven, 37, a Carpenter – Journeyman, born Ringfield, Suffolk.

Emily Jane Raven, 10, born Ipswich.

Rosa Alice Raven, 8, born Ipswich.

Charles William Raven, 6, born Ipswich.

Harriet Raven, 3, born Ipswich.

Rosa Raven, 32, born Beccles, Suffolk.

 

1911   4, Albert Cottages, Rope Walk, Ipswich.

 

Harry was 13 years, an Errand Boy – General Domestic. He was living with his father & siblings.

William, 48, a Carpenter – Building.

Emily, 20, a Housekeeper – at home.

Charles, 17, a Sweet Maker – Factory.

 

Harry’s mother was Joannah Raven (nee Harsant), born 1869, Ipswich – died 1901, Ipswich.

 

 Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

4th Battalion Throughout the 19th the heavy shelling continued. Early on the 20th the battalion returned to Shell valley, in preparation for the attack on High Wood.

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