JAMES ALBERT RUMSBY

 

 

Born: 20th January 1894, Norton Subcourse, Norfolk.

Baptised: 11th March 1894, Norton Subcourse.

Died: 26th September 1917; age 23.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43584

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Formerly 2437, Suffolk Yeomanry.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Tyne Cot Memorial,

Panel 40 to 41 & 162 to 16A,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Albert Edward Rumsey, of 11, Union Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ARCHIBALD EDWARD RUMSBY.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Duke William Yard, Redenhall with Harleston, Norfolk.

 

James was 7 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Albert Rumbsy, 30, a Butcher, born Loddon, Norfolk.

Sally Edwards Rumsby (nee Cracknell), 33, born Thurlton, Norfolk.

Archibald Edward Rumsby, 5, born Norton Subcourse.

Samuel Nelson Rumbsy, 1, born Harleston.

 

1911   100, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.

 

James was 17 years old, a Butcher’s Journeyman. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Albert, 39, a Butcher’s Manager – Co-Operative Society.

Sally, 44.

Archibald, 15, a Hairdresser.

Nelson, 11.

Richard Sidney Rumsby, 9, born Harleston.

Lily Elizabeth M. Rumsby, 8, born Harleston.

Alice Martha Rumsby, 5, born Ipswich.

 

 Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

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