HORACE EDWARD RANDS

 

 

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.

 

Grave Reference:

XVIII.C.1.

Delville Wood Cemetery,

Longueval,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

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.

Eliza, 53.

Arthur, 22, a Mariner’s Mate.

Ada, 20.

James Mann, 88, a widow, born Trimley, Suffolk.

 

Horace is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.

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Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

 

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

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