Born: 1897, Stoke, Ipswich.
Died on or since death presumed: 20th July 1916; age 19; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 200647
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
1901 169, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
Horace was 4 years old and living with his mother & siblings.
Eliza Anne Rands (nee Mann), 45, born Wooverstone, Suffolk.
Bertha Grace Rands, 15, born Woolverstone.
Arthur Charles Rands, 12, born Ipswich.
Ada Louise Rands, 10, born Ipswich.
1911 169, Wherstead Road, Ipswich.
Horace was 14 years old, an Apprentice Mariner. He was living with his parents, siblings & maternal grandmother.
Charles Rands, 58, a Mariner, born Shotley, Suffolk.
Arthur, 22, a Mariner’s Mate.
James Mann, 88, a widow, born Trimley, Suffolk.
Horace is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: